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One of twenty-five ancient coins, seventeen medieval coins and forty-eight modern coins, tokens and banknotes:: CM.6273-2007

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One of twenty-five ancient coins, seventeen medieval coins and forty-eight modern coins, tokens and banknotes:

Maker(s)

Ruler: Louis IX (1226-70)

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Description

France, Louis IX (1226-70), AR gros tournois, 1266-70 (Lafaurie 198), traces of mount on reverse and gilding on obverse, 3.93g. The gros tournois, and the contemporary English groat of Edward I (1272-1307) were often mounted for use as brooches in the late 13th century or 14th century.

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2007-06-04) by McKee, John

Dating

1266 - 1270

Components of the work

Object Weight 3.93 g

Materials used in production

Silver

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6273-2007
Primary reference Number: 250615
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Created: Monday 21 September 2020 Updated: Wednesday 19 May 2021 Last processed: Thursday 20 May 2021

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

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