FRANCE, Royal. Charles V le Sage (the Wise).
|CNG 87, Lot: 1601. Estimate $750.
Sold for $650. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1364-1380. AV Franc à pied (28mm, 3.81 g, 8h). Struck 20 April 1365. KAROLVS · DI · GR FRAnCORV · RЄ (rosette stops), Charles standing facing within Gothic portico, wearing crown and holding sword and scepter surmounted by hand of Justice; seven lis to left and right / + XP’C [· VINCI]T · XP’C · RЄGNAT · XP’C · IMPЄRAT (rosette stops), voided cross potent over long cross fleurée, with central pellet-in-quadrilobe and alternating crown and lis in each angle; all within angled quadrilobe, with lis in each spandrel. Duplessy 360; Ciani 457; Friedberg 284. VF, some die wear.
From the TJH Collection.