Denier with stars - Robert II Dijon

Denier with stars - Robert II (Dijon) - obverseDenier with stars - Robert II (Dijon) - reverse

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Issuer Duchy of Burgundy (French States)
Duke Robert II (1271-1306)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1272-1299
Value 1 Denier (1⁄240)
Currency Bourgogne Duchy - Livre
Composition Billon (.300 silver)
Weight 0.85 g
Diameter 19 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 125509
References PA# 5669,
Faustin Poey d'Avant; 1858. Monnaies féodales de France / Tome 1. Anjou, Auvergne, Berri, Bourbonnais, Bretagne, France, Limousin, Maine, Nivernais, Normandie, Perche, Touraine, Velay. Rollin et Feuardent, Paris, France.
And 2 more volumes.
Barth# 2/5,
Anatole de Barthélémy; 1848. Essai sur les monnaies des ducs de Bourgogne. Lamarche et Drouelle, Dijon, France.
Dumas# 9-3
Françoise Dumas-Dubourg; 1988. Le monnayage des ducs de Bourgogne. Séminaire de numismatique Marcel Hoc, Louvain-la-Neuve, France.


Two croziers above two stars.

Script: Latin

Lettering: ✠ °R° DVX BVRG ⋮ DIE

Unabridged legend: Robertus Dux Burgundie

Translation: Robert, duke of Burgundy.


Cross with star in second quarter and annulet in third quarter.

Script: Latin

Lettering: ✠ DIVIONENSIS

Translation: [Denier] of Dijon.


Dijon, France


This denarius exists in two variants defined by the shape of their initial crosses in the legend:
- potent initial braces (straight branches with tau terminations): ☩.
- initial crosses pattées (formed of four triangles): ✠.Automatically translated

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