An exceptionally rare denier of Pépin 'le Bref', King of the Franks
Lot 914
CAROLINGIANS. Pépin 'le Bref' (the Short), king of the Franks, 754/5-768. Denier (Silver, 17 mm, 1.14 g, 9 h), Tours, basilique Saint-Martin. RxP with bar above. Rev. SCI MARTI+ around S within beaded inner circle. Depeyrot 1047B var. (reverse legend counterclockwise). Gariel 67 var. (shorter reverse legend and S retrograde, but misattributed to Saint Maurice). Prou -. Of the highest rarity, an apparently unique variety of an exceedingly rare type. Minor areas of weakness, otherwise, very fine.
Estimate:
2000 CHF
Starting price:
1600 CHF
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Closing time: 25-May-19, 05:00:00 CEST
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