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Samson or fort d'or: CM.552-1995

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Ruler: Charles of France (1469-72)
Mint: La Rochelle




History note: 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.

Measurements and weight

Die Axis: 160 degrees
Image(width): 35 mm
Weight: 7.86 g

Place(s) associated

  • La Rochelle

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1995-10-09) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


1469 - 1472

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.552-1995
Primary reference Number: 109880
Catalogue: 78
Ordering: 753
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 2 August 2019 Last processed: Friday 6 August 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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