Carolingian, Louis the Pious. AD 814 to 840. Silver denier.

Ancient Coins - Carolingian, Louis the Pious. AD 814 to 840. Silver denier.
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Louis the Pious was as son of Charlemane.

Denomination : Silver denier.

Mint : The mint for this type is not certain, but was probably Pavia in Italy.

Date : Class 3, issued between AD 822 and 840.

Size : 19.4 x 20.1 mm. Weight : 1.74 grams.

Reference : MEC vol 1, #795.

Grade : gVF

Obverse : Small cross HLVDOVVICVS IMP around.

Reverse : Temple, with XPSTIANA RELIGIO around.

Although these coins do not bare a mint name, the attribution to Italy is fairly certain and the exact mint of Parvia is based on the letter forms that match earlier coins from that mint. The other mint that could have struck this type is Milan, but this coin lacks the pellets in the letters that Milan coin usually have and thus Pavia is more likely.

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