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Maker/s

Charles of France (1469-72) (ruler)

La Rochelle (mint)

Category

coin

Name

Samson or fort d'or (denomination)

Medieval (Series)

France (subseries)

French Feudal Coinages (subsubseries)

Aquitaine (duchy) (subsubsubseries)

Material/s

gold

Dimensions

weight: 7.86 g
image(width): 35 mm
die axis: 160 degrees

Date

1469 to 1472

Provenance

given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1995-10-09 (Filtered for: Coins and Medals)

Ex Sotheby (London) sale 9 October 1995, lot 1105; ex Weil, 12 November 1990, lot 38; ex Ciani, 6 June 1935, lot 1335; apparently ex Gariel coll. (Hoffmann, 27 April 1885), lot 2601; ex Dassy coll. (Rollin & Feuardent, 3 May 1869), lot 1325.

Production Place

La Rochelle (mint) (place)

Documentation

  1. Poey d'Avant, F. (1961) Les monnaies féodales de la France, Graz
  2. (2005) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum, London: Scala [page: 249]

Catalogue ref/s

78

753

Accession Number

CM.552-1995 (Coins and Medals)
(Reference Number: 109880; Input Date: 2004-08-05 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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