White Denier - Robert

Features

Issuer Bar, County and Duchy of (France - Feudal)
Duke Robert I (1354-1411)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1365-1411
Value 1 White Denier (1⁄48)
Currency Livre
Composition Billon
Weight 1.75 g
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 325069
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Flon# 22, p.476
Dominique Flon; 2002. Histoire monétaire de la Lorraine et des Trois-Évêchés / Tome 1. Prolégomènes. Première partie: Les temps du denier et de l'installation des droits. Société Thierry Alix, Nancy, France.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Crowned letter R flanked by two lilies, surrounded by legend and a border of twelve lilies in circles.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
R
DEI ⵓ GRACIA

Unabridged legend: Robertus dei gracia

Translation: Robert, by God's grace...

Reverse

Short cross pattée.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
BARROnSIS ⵓ DUX ⵓ
✠ BEnEDICTV ⋮ SIT⋮ nOmE ⋮ DnI ⋮ nRI ⋮ DI ⋮ IhV ⋮ XPI

Unabridged legend: Benedictum sit nomen domini nostri dei Ihesu Christi

Translation:
... Duke of the Barrois.
Blessed be the name of our lord God, Jesus Christ.

Comments

This blanc of Duke Robert imitates that of Charles V of France (see link), and would have been struck after 1365.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1365-1411) 

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