Chateau-Renaud (1625-29) escalin

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Jean Elsen sale 125, lot 1855
This specimen was lot 1855 in Jean Elsen sale 125 (Brussels, June 2015), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, CHATEAU-RENAUD, Principauté, Louise-Marguerite de Lorraine (1614-1629), AR 4 patards, s.d. (1625-1629). Imitation des Schillings d'Oldenburg. D/ MONETA - NOVA- ARGEN- IA CHA Ecu couronné, posé sur une croix de bâtons noueux. R/ SIT NOMEN DOMINE BENEDICTVM Aigle impériale couronnée. Très rare Petites taches. Légère irrégularité du flan sur la tranche Très Beau à Superbe. Imitation de la pièce de 4 patards (ou vlieger) frappée par Charles-Quint dans les Pays-Bas. (principality of Chateau-Renaud, Louise Marguerite of Lorraine (1614-29), silver four patards without date, in imitation of the schillings of Oldenburg. Obverse: crowned arms over two crossed batons; reverse: crowned imperial eagle. Very rare, small nicks, irregular flan, very fine to extremely fine.)"
Chateau-Renaud was an estate of the house of Conde, one of the leaders of the Catholic League during the Wars of Religion, until the last heiress, Louise-Marguerite de Lorraine, ceded it to Louis XIII in 1629.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 4.9 g, silver, this specimen 4,49 g.

Catalog reference: B. -; P.A. -; De Mey 60; coll. Tissière 2301.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Vente Publique 125: Collections Dr. Jacques Marneffe, Jean-Marie Chouters et Henri Pottier, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils, S.A., 2015.

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