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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1850,0726.12.a

  • Denomination

    • denier
  • Description

    Silver coin.(obverse) Cross pattee within inner circle.
    (reverse) m in centre, - above, annulet below.

  • Authority

  • Date

    • 1195
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 1.07 grammes
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        obverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        RICARD'REX
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        +EXOLDVNI
  • Curator's comments

    Issoudun in Berry was captured by Richard in 1195. In 1200 John gave it as a dowry to Blanche of Castile on the occasion of her marriage to Louis of France. The coins struck by Richard are of a type that was customary in Issoudun.

  • Bibliography

    • Elias 1984 10 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition date

    1850

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number

    1850,0726.12.a

Silver coin

Obverse & Reverse

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