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Numismatics
Ruler: Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, Spanish, 1500–1558, ruled 1516–56
Mint: Besançon
Artist: Unknown

Silver petit gros of Charles V from Besançon

1544

Silver

1.22 g, 6:00, 20.2 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Edward Augustus Bowers, LL.B. 1881
2001.87.23195
Geography: 
Made in Besançon, France
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Holy Roman Empire
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Edwards Augustus Bowers, to 1920; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1920–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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