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Lot 451. Louis the Pious AR Denier, Dorestad

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Dorestad AR Denier
Louis the Pious AR Denier, Dorestad

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Bidding closed (Sunday, December 15th, 21:30:20 CET)
Current time: Wednesday, July 15th, 07:31:44 CEST

Price realised: CHF 2'900.00 (4 bids)
Approx. EUR 2'575.40 / USD 2'873.08 / GBP 2'263.00

High bidder: Bidder 1

eAuction #66, Lot 451. Estimate: CHF 3'000.00

Carolingians. Louis 'le Pieux' (the Pious) (814-840 AD). AR Denier (19-20 mm, 1.79 g), Dorestad.
Obv. + HLVDOVVICVS IMP, cross pattée; 9 in second quarter.
Rev. DOR / ESTA / TVS.
Prou 65var. (three pellets in quarters); BM 30var. (no symbols in quarters); MG 332var. (same).

An apparently unpublished variety of a rare type. Insignificant die-shift on reverse. Old cabinet tone and almost extremely fine.

From an old Swiss private collection.