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bca_256496 - RUDOLPH Denier

RUDOLPH Denier XF
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Price : 350.00 €
Type : Denier
Date: c. 923-936
Mint name / Town : Orléans
Metal : silver
Diameter : 20 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 1,27 g.
Coments on the condition:
Ce denier est frappé sur un flan large et régulier. Exemplaire présentant de petites faiblesses de frappe et recouvert d’une jolie patine grise. Concrétions au revers
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient du Trésor de Fécamp

Obverse


Obverse legend : + CRATIA D-I REX, (LÉGENDE COMMENÇANT À 9 HEURES).
Obverse description : Monogramme de type carolin (KAROLFVS).
Obverse translation : (Charles, roi par la grâce de Dieu).

Reverse


Reverse legend : + AVRELIANIS CIVITA.
Reverse description : Croix.
Reverse translation : (Cité d'Orléans).

Commentary


Variété avec un I au-dessus du O losangé du monogramme.

Historical background


RAOUL

(13/07/923-15/01/936)

Raoul is the son of Richard the Justiciar, Duke of Burgundy. He married Emma, ​​sister of Hugh the Great, daughter of Robert de France. On the death of Robert I of France at the Battle of Soissons in 923, his son Raoul was elected king while Charles the Simple is arrested and removed. He must face the rise of the Normans, whose king, Rollo, received Normandy to the Treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte in 911. Raoul has to face the rise of William Longsword, Duke of Normandy, and Hugh, Count of Vermandois. He died in 936, childless.

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