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One of two Carolingian deniers found in Spain:: CM.2175-1997

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One of two Carolingian deniers found in Spain:


Mint: Mayenne
Ruler: Charles the Bald (840-77)




Charles the Bald (840-77), AR denier, GDR type, Mayenne, rev. +MEDENASVITCVSI (MG 904; Prou 419), 1.72 g, pierced. This is perhaps only the third known specimen from this mint, the others being one in the Paris collection and one ex Mayer (269).


History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1997-06-09) by Dr and Mrs Marcus Philips


840 - 877

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Weight 1.72 g

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2175-1997
Primary reference Number: 271794
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Created: Tuesday 17 November 2020 Updated: Thursday 7 December 2023 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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

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