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10 Jan 2016

A Preliminary Look at the Leeuwengroten of Louis of Mâle (1346-1384): Issues IV and V

Medieval Coins | RvO Numismatics

Over the past months we have been looking at several coin hoards from the Netherlands and visited some public and private collections. The most common gros compagon found today is Type V issued byLouis of Male, count of Flanders (1346-1384). Having seen many of them and compared them with exisiting literatur we were able to identify sub-groups that went unnoticed untill now.

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28 May 2015

The Coins of the Staple Hoard (2015)

Coins-World | RvO Numismatics

As our research on the medieval lion groat (leeuwengroot / gros compagnon) continous, we were given the opportunity to report on a recent hoard containing 6 examples of this coin.

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17 Mar 2015

The Coins of the Flanders Hoard (1914-1918)

Medieval Coins | RvO Numismatics

As an ongoing process for our research on the medieval lion groats form the Low Countries (Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg) and France, we looked at another old coin hoard, found during WWI in Flanders and reported in 1956 in the Royal Numismatic Society’s Numismatic

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01 Mar 2015

The Coins of the Albecq Hoard (1995)

Medieval Coins | RvO Numismatics

As part of our research in to the medieval lion groat (gros compagnon or leeuwengroot), we have looked at another coin hoard containing these coins. This time it was the Albecq Hoard found in 1995, on Guernsey. A place we did not expect lion groats to have circulated.

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05 Sep 2014

The Leeuwengroten of the Sneek Coin Hoard (1955)

Coins | RvO Numismatics

A new report of Paul Torongo and myself on the coin find in Sneek, Netherlands.

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