Anglo-Gallic. Eleonore, Duchuss of Aquitaine. After AD 1189. Silver Denier.

Ancient Coins - Anglo-Gallic. Eleonore, Duchuss of Aquitaine.   After AD 1189. Silver Denier.
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Eleonore was wife of Henry II, and mother of Richard the Lion Heart. These particular coins do not name her, but do have an inscription that contains a word that may translate as Duchess, which would indicate they are her coins.  This theory is not proven, but you will find a discussion of the evidence in the Elias' book on Anglo-Gallic coins, where he backs the idea these are coins of Eleonore.

Denomination : Silver denier. Mint : Bordeaux.

Date : probably issued some time just after AD 1189.

Reference : Elias-11.

Size : 16.5 x 17.3 mm. Weight : 0.83 grams.

Grade : XF with a brown stain on the obverse (which probably could be removed is you wanted to).  Attractively toned.

Obverse : M A with two small crosses, all in a circle with DVCISIT around.

Reverse : Cross pattee with AQVITANIE around.

 

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