Co 767 (Medieval denier of the Duchy of Bourgogne from Dijon) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Comment
JLR: Burgundian coins are relatively common as stray finds and in hoards across the Latin East, where they occur frequently at Crusader centers such as Caesarea and Acre as well as in the wider region, though, apart from the Samos hoard (Duplessy and Metcalf 1962), rarely in Greece.
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
Metcalf1995, pp. 173-174, pl. 22:574-575 (Hugh III, Eudes III, or Hugh IV)
Axis (1-12
3
Has denomination
denier
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
18.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.71
Obverse Description
Traces of double crozier, pellet above and annulet below
Obverse Inscription
[✠ VGO] DVX BUR[G⋮DIE]
Reverse Description
Cross with flaring arms and pellets in quadrants within circle; all within beaded(?) circle
Reverse Inscription
✠ DI[VIONEN]SIS
Belongs to Historical Period
Frankish (Historical Period)
Material
Billon (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 767 (Medieval denier of the Duchy of Bourgogne from Dijon).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0767>