Tag Archive for: Merovingian

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Charles Martel AR Denier 717-741

Charles Martel, 717-741 Belfort 6636; Depeyrot 19; Prou -, Choice Very Fine The nickname Martel (“the Hammer”) derives from the constant warfare that characterized the entirety of Charles’ rule. In 716-718, he found it necessary…
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Nemfidius Patrician AR Denier AD 700-710

Nemfidius, AD 700-710 Cf. Prou 1586, Extremely Fine Nemfidius served as Patriarch of Provence in the period c. 700-710. He is known primarily from a surviving list of five Patriarchs of Provence who held office between 690 and 730 and…
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Thierry (Theuderic) III King AR Denier AD 679-691

Thierry (Theuderic) III, AD 679-691 Prou -, Choice Very Fine In 673, Theuderic III succeeded his brother Clothaire III as King of Neustria, but Childeric II, the King of Austrasia, almost immediately overthrew him. However, when Childeric…
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Childeric II King AV Tremissis AD 673-675

Childeric II, AD 673-675 Cf. NM 65 (for type); cf. Belfort 2555 (same); Prou -; cf. MEC 1, 408 (same), PCGS graded AU-58 In 662, the Franks of Austrasia petitioned Clothaire III, the ineffectual Merovingian king of Neustria and Burgundy,…
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Clothaire III King AV Tremissis AD 655-673

Clothaire III, AD 655-673 NM 30; Belfort 6304; MEC 1, -; BnF Côte 537 (same dies), PCGS graded AU-55 Like his father, Clothaire III, spent much of his reign in Neustria and Burgundy under the regency of his mother and the influence of…
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Clovis II King of Neustria and Burgundy AV Tremissis AD 639-657

Clovis II, AD 639-657 Cf. NM 27 (for type); cf. Belfort 3354 (moneyer name not inverted); cf. Prou 688 (same); MEC 1, -, PCGS graded AU-58 Clovis II succeeded Dagobert I as ruler of the Merovingian Frankish kingdoms of Neustria and Burgundy.…
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Charibert II King of Acquitaine AV Tremissis AD 629-632

Charibert II, AD 629-632 Cf. Belfort 685; cf. MEC 1, 424; Prou 2056; L. Max-Werly, "Monnaies mérovingiennes. Trouvaille de Saint-Aubin (Meuse)," RN 1890, 1 (this coin), Extremely Fine Charibert II, a younger son of Clothaire II, challenged…
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Dagobert I King of the Franks, 629-634 and King of Neustria and Burgundy, 634-639 AV Tremissis AD 629-639

Dagobert I, AD 629-639 Cf. NM 44 (for type); Lafaurie 40; cf. Belfort 2501 (legends); cf. Prou 1395 (same), Very Fine In 622, Clothaire II appointed his son Dagobert I as King of Austrasia in an effort to bind the Austrasian Frankish…
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Clothaire II AV Tremissis AD 584-629

Clothaire II, Ca. AD 613-629 Belfort -; cf. Prou 1347, Very Fine Viviers (Ardèche). CHLO-TA[…], diademed and draped bust of Clothaire II right. Reverse: + VI-OR[…], cross on step, VI-V? across field. Ex Stack's (12 January…
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Justin II AV Tremissis 6th century AD

Justin II, 6th Century AD Belfort -; cf. MEC 1, 367; Tomasini -, Very Fine In the name of Justin II (AD 565-578). Legends blundered and indistinct. Diademed bust of Justin II right. Reverse: Victory standing right, holding cross and…