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Maker(s):Louis IX (minted under)
Culture:French
Title:Gros Tournois of Louis IX (Saint Louis)
Date Made:1226-1270
Type:Coin/Money
Materials:Silver (AG)
Place Made:Europe; France
Measurements:26mm; 2.76g
Accession Number:  MH 2004.13.539
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Nathan Whitman
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Obverse: Cross in field with legend in two bands surrounding in margin; + LVDOVICVS. REX (inner band), +BNDICTV: SIT: NOmE: DNI: nRI: DEI: IhV. XPI (outer band)
Reverse: Castle or tower in field with legend surrounding, encircled by a and of twelve framed lis; + TVRONV.S. CIVIS

Tags:
archaeology; numismatics

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