Carolingian, Charles the Bald. AD 840 to 870. King of the West Franks.

Ancient Coins - Carolingian, Charles the Bald. AD 840 to 870. King of the West Franks.
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Denomination : Silver denier.  Mint : Bourges

Date : Class 3, AD 875 to 877.

Size : 18.9 x 20.2 mm.  Weight : 1.71 grams.

Reference : MEC vol 1, #914.

Grade : gVF, nicely toned.

Obverse : Short cross, with CARLVS IMP AVG around .

Reverse : Karolus monogram with BITVRICES CIVIT around.

There has been some question as to if this type should be assigned to Charles the Bald or Charles the Fat a few decades latter, but on page 233-234 of MEC this is discussed and the reason why this type should be Charles the Bald are given.

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