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v11_0585 - FRANKISH KINGDOM - THEUDEBERT I Cuivre

FRANKISH KINGDOM - THEUDEBERT I Cuivre XF
MONNAIES 11 (2002)
Starting price : 335.39 €
Estimate : 487.84 €
Realised price : 903.72 €
Number of bids : 11
Maximum bid : 1 951.35 €
Type : Cuivre
Date: n.d.
Metal : copper
Diameter : 16,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 1,24 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Cette monnaie de cuivre est frappée sur un flan irrégulier. Les reliefs sont assez nets et une légère patine recouvre les deux faces de cet exemplaire
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : [T]EODOBERTI REX.
Obverse description : Croix.
Obverse translation : (Théodebert, roi).

Reverse


Reverse description : Monogramme formé des lettres BXDS dans une guirlande.

Commentary


Les monnaies de cuivre de l’époque mérovingiennes sont rares et leur dénomination n’est pas connue. La signification du monogramme du revers n’est pas déterminée. Belfort a reproduit cette monnaie sous deux numéro avec la même illustration (n° 2297 = 5464).

Historical background


UNITED FRANC - I Theodebert

(534-548)

Theodebert, born about 505, was the son of Thierry I (485-534) and Suavegotta, daughter of Sigismund, king of Burgundy. He is also the grand-son of Clovis, king of the Franks (481-511). He succeeded his father as king of Reims in 534. With his uncles Childebert I (511-558) and Clotaire I (511-561), he finally submits the Burgundian kingdom. In 539, it is give Provence and part of Septimania by Vitiges (536-540), king of the Ostrogoths. He died in 548 and his son, Theodebald (535-555) who succeeded him. At his death, the kingdom of Reims met than I Clothaire.

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