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Live auction - bmv_511271 - MEROVINGIAN COINS - TOURAINE - Unspecified MINT Denier au pentalpha, au double grènetis

MEROVINGIAN COINS - TOURAINE - Unspecified MINT Denier au pentalpha, au double grènetis VF/XF
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Estimate : 500 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 09 April 2019 14:52:06
Type : Denier au pentalpha, au double grènetis
Date: c. 740-750
Mint name / Town : Touraine
Metal : silver
Diameter : 10,5 mm
Weight : 0,98 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Ce denier est frappé sur un flan irrégulier et est recouvert d’une patine grise de médaillier


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Pentalpha avec un globule au centre, cantonné de globules.


Reverse legend : LÉGENDE CORROMPUE +OIPO[...].
Reverse description : Gros globule inscrit dans un grènetis ; légende autour.


La légende ne permet pas d’affiner le classement, mais l’avers est caractéristique avec un double grènetis autour du pentalpha.

Historical background


(7th century)

Many Merovingian coins, badly minted, with very poor or not very explicit epigraphy, cannot be attributed to a particular mint..

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