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eAuction #66

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Ancient and World Coins

Su, 15.12.2019, from 07:00 PM CET
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Louis the Pious AR Denier, Dorestad

Carolingians. Louis 'le Pieux' (the Pious) (814-840 AD). AR Denier (19-20 mm, 1.79 g), Dorestad.
Obv. + HLVDOVVICVS IMP, cross pattée; 9 in second quarter.
Rev. DOR / ESTA / TVS.
Prou 65var. (three pellets in quarters); BM 30var. (no symbols in quarters); MG 332var. (same).

An apparently unpublished variety of a rare type. Insignificant die-shift on reverse. Old cabinet tone and almost extremely fine.

From an old Swiss private collection.

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Starting price 2'400 CHF
Estimate 3'000 CHF
According to the auction house, the current bid is 2'900 CHF.
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