Seems like a rarity indicator that is still relevant today, apart from all the R5's and unlisted variations that are a dime a dozen.
This is a very special coin. It was minted very briefly at the end of 383 or beginning of 384 during the initial phases of the introduction of the...
... So what's the ID? :)
No, the tournois of Robert d'Artois are usually of pretty decent standard, not monnaie noire.
I'd recommend trying to decipher the reverse legend (the one on the chateau tournois side).
No takers up until now, so here is a hint: it was minted during a feudal conflict closely associated with the Hundred Years War.
Because some of you manifested interest in my previous puzzles, here I am with a new puzzle post.
Monnaie noire meant a low title billon, minted...
All of them are good and most in VF condition. The pitting alternating with the glossy surface is most likely the result chemical cleaning with a...
One of the German dealers who regularly shows little regard to thoroughly identifying their stock.
Some years ago, I read a very interesting article about a double radiate of Florian.
It's probably one of the rarest late roman coins known....
Puny mortals, bow down to the numismatic caterpillar of doom!!!
Thanks, will take into consideration.
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