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Charles the Bald - obole

 French and English Royal and Medieval Coins

Coin du Moment
Posted April 14, 2014


On this date in history: July 24th

1266: First issue of the gros tournois, valued at 12 deniers. This is during the reign of Louis IX. (Almanach)

1364: Charles V: first issue of the royal d'or. (Almanach)

 


Coins of France: Expanded Index
From the Carolingians to the 19th Century,
With a Carolingian emphasis,
With numismatic, genealogical and historical notes
 
Collection Ideale des Monnaies Carolingiennes

Carolingian Legend Search

Coins of England
From the Anglo Saxons to the present
With numismatic, genealogical and historical notes

Coins of Italy

Coins of Germany

Coins of the Crusades

Coins of Armenian Cilicia

Coins of Spain

Medieval French Battles

1453


Special interests
The coins and numismatic interests represented on this site lend themselves to different reorganizations.
Most of the special interest pages are found off the 'France' link above.
Here are several of the most recent additions to the site (newest first):
Sasanian Coinage
French medieval battles
New additions 2011: Conquereuil, Restellou, Val es Dunes, La Roche Derrien, Mauron, Auray, Bauge, Patay, Formigny, Combat of the 30, Najera
Observations on French Medieval Battles
The Birth of French Feudal Coinage in the 10th Century
Serial Entropy: Angouleme
Battle of Castillon, 17 July 1453
Visitor's Guide to Carolingian Languedoc and Roussillon
Toulouse and Languedoc
The Albigensian Crusade: People, Coins, Places
Romanesque Churches of France - not numismatic
Charles the Bold and the Battle of Grandson
Charles the Bold and the Battle of Morat
Unique coins
Charles the Bold and the Battle of Nancy
Partial Visitors Guide to Carolingian Germany)
Battle of Cocherel 1364 (with relevant coinage)
Siege of Chartres 911(with relevant coinage)
French Medieval Battles and Battlefields (with relevant coinage)
Visitor's Guide to Carolingian France: Savoie
The Carolingian's Decade Horribilis: 877 - 887
Battle of Bouvines - 1214
Battle of Poitiers II: Moussais - 732
Melle: Mint and Money
Visitor's Guide to Carolingian France: Loire and Touraine
Visitor's Guide to Carolingian France: Aquitaine and Perigord


Site References
Links
Coins of Wood Family Ancestors
Art on Offer (no numismatic connection)

This site is maintained by Tom Oberhofer; oberhot@eckerd.edu
Presence of an image on this site does not imply current ownership.
Many images are presented with permission from other sites or from online auctions.
There is more pleasure in the hunting and history than in the having. I take a 'catch and release' approach, where ownership is transient.
Any coins currently owned are kept in a safe deposit box.

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Thank you for visiting. Continually in revision. Comments and corrections appreciated.