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Offline redwine

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Lorraine, demi gros n.d. (1608-1624), Nancy
« on: September 07, 2011, 02:47:42 PM »
MONETA. NOVA. NANCE IICV??
HENRY. DG. LOTH.BD
18mm
0.88g

I'm thinking early 17th century French??
What denomination would it be?
Many thanks  ;)
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Re: MONETA. NOVA. NANCE IICV??
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2011, 03:00:01 PM »
Probably a half-groschen of Duke Henri of Lothringen (1608-24), minted at Nancy.

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Re: MONETA. NOVA. NANCE IICV??
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2011, 03:07:00 PM »
Lorraine, France.  Sounds and looks good.  Many thanks!  ;D
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Re: MONETA. NOVA. NANCE IICV??
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2011, 08:24:14 AM »
Thanks to a site supplied from a French forum I was able to find an exact replica
http://www.numishop.eu/fiche-bfe_250411-mo_feo-1-LORRAINE_DUCHE_DE_LORRAINE_HENRI_Ier_Demi_gros_n_d_.html
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Re: MONETA. NOVA. NANCE IICV??
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2011, 10:36:39 AM »
Obviously, this one fits with your gros. The single shield here is to distinguish it from the double shield on the gros, which is about the same size.

Top picture is upside down.

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