Tag Archive for: Charlemagne

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Charlemagne as King of the Franks AR Denier 768-814

Charlemagne, 771-793/4 Coupland 4; Depeyrot 605; Morrison & Grunthal 268 corr. (rev. legend); MEC I, 727, PCGS graded MS-63 In 768, Charlemagne (Charles the Great) succeeded Pepin the Short as King of the Franks and continued his father’s…
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Denier, 774-814

Milan Charlemagne, King of Italy 774-814 MG 233var, PCGS-graded MS-63 Struck at Milan; a spectacular specimen! King of the Franks and Lombards, and Holy Roman Emperor as of 1800, this famous tyrant founded the Carolingian Empire,…