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Medieval, Benevento – 866 AD

Louis II of Italy

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Medieval, Benevento – 866 AD

Obverse: Legend in the name of Carolingian Emperor Louis II "the Younger" of Italy, +LVDOVVICVS INP, around a cross potent on two steps.
Reverse: Legend in the name of Carolingian Empress Angilberga, wife of Louis II, +ANGILBERGA NP, around a cross pattée crosslet.

Obv: +LVDOVVICVS INP, cross potent on two steps; all within beaded border. Rev: +ANGILBERGA NP, cross pattée crosslet; all within beaded border.


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Value: Denier. Metal: AR Silver. Weight: 0.99 grams. Mint: Beneventum, Italy. Date: Struck during brief second Carolingian reign of Beneventum, Italy, 866/7-870/1 AD.
Attribution: Depeyrot 141M; M&G 1178; Grierson & Blackburn, Medieval European Coinage 1, 1116-7; CNI XVIII 42; E. Arslan, Le monete di Ostrogoti, Longobardi e Vandali; Catalogo delle Civiche Raccolte Numismatiche di Milano (Milan, 1978), page 74, #107; Spink UK Ltd., Auction 16005, 27 June 2016, 1855. Private acquisition by Kunst und Münzen AG, Lugano, Switzerland, July 1969. Photo courtesy Classical Numismatic Group, LLC.

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