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Live auction - bmv_854944 - MEROVINGIAN COINS - TOURAINE - Unspecified MINT Denier

MEROVINGIAN COINS - TOURAINE - Unspecified MINT Denier AU/AU
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Estimate : 600 €
Price : 400 €
Maximum bid : 400 €
End of the sale : 05 September 2023 16:24:30
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Denier
Date: c. 740-750
Date: s.m.
Mint name / Town : Atelier indéterminé
Metal : silver
Diameter : 9,5 mm
Weight : 1,06 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Ce denier est frappé sur un flan irrégulier. Exemplaire recouvert d’une patine grise de médaillier
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Monnaie provenant de la collection Philippe Schiesser

Obverse


Obverse legend : + [...]OCI.
Obverse description : Globule.

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Pentalpha avec un globule central dans un double grènetis.

Commentary


Ces deniers avec globule au droit et pentalpha au revers sont traditionnellement attribués à la Touraine mais il existe aussi des exemplaires frappés à Poitiers.

Historical background


MEROVINGIAN COINS - TOURAINE - Unspecified MINT

(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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