Obol - Charles of Anjou


Issuer County of Tonnerre (French States)
Count Charles I (1273-1285)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1273-1285
Value 1 Obol = ½ Denier (1⁄480)
Composition Billon
Weight 0.37 g
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 198262
References PA# 5860
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.


Pointy cross with lily in second quarter.

Script: Latin

Lettering: ✠ MON REG SICILIE

Unabridged legend: Moneta regis Siciliae

Translation: Coinage of the king of Sicily.


Pointy cross fleurdelisée.

Script: Latin

Lettering: ✠ COM TORNODOR

Unabridged legend: Comes Tornodori

Translation: Count of Tonnerre.


Tonnerre, France

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold Obol - Charles of Anjou
Jean Elsen & ses Fils
Auction 128
Lot 644
Internet Archive
Mar 12, 2016 F USD 541.62
(EUR 500.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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