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Ancient Nomos Art is a museum of galleries exhibiting ancient coins and ancient mint maps. The coin gallery displays the diverse art and history of hand-crafted ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Persian and Medieval coinage. The ancient mints mapping gallery features Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Asia Minor and Medieval mint city regions and territories. Visitor's are welcome to explore, study and enjoy Ancient Nomos Art.


Medieval, France – 864 AD

King Charles II

From Ancient Galleries

Obverse: Charles II le Chauve (the Bald) monogram within Latin legend: GRΛTIΛ DI REX, all within two beaded circle borders.
Reverse: Small cross pattée symbol in center within Latin legend: CINOMΛNIS CIVITAS, all within two beaded circle borders.

Obv: + GRΛTIΛ D–I REX legend with beaded circle, four part Karolus monogram within inner beaded circle. Rev: + CINOMΛNIS CIVITAS, cross pattée; quadrate O in legend, all with beaded circle borders.



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Value: Denier. Metal: AR Silver. Weight: 1.76 grams. Mint: Cinomanis (Le Mans). Date: 864-877 AD.
Attribution: Depeyrot 559; M&G 905; MEC 1, 872-874; Prou 420-2, 425-7; Gariel plate 30, 129. Photo Courtesy CNG.

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