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Flanders coins catalog with values

County of Flanders (862-1794)

Grosch

Louis II de Maele (1346-1384)

Louis inherited Flanders after his father's death at the Battle of Cressy. Father - Louis of Nevers, was the Count of Flanders only nominally. In 1339 he was expelled by the rebel townspeople, because... A meeting of openly pro-French policies, as opposed to the interests of local burghers. Louis managed to gain a foothold in Ghent only in 1348.
Taught by bitter experience, he remained neutral in the Hundred Years' War, focusing on the borders of the surrounding cities, of which Bruges became respected.
However, the end of his reign was marked by another uprising of the Ghent weavers, to suppress which it was necessary to resort to the help of the French army.

 

 

coin Flanders Gros no date (1337-38)
Grosch no date

silver
LVDOVIC COMES / SIT NOME DNI BENEDICTVM
MONETA FLAND
Value - 50-60 USD

 

 

Philip II the Bold duke of Burgundy (1384-1404)

Philip (1342-1404) fourth son of King John II of France. At the Battle of Poitiers (1356, at the age of 14) he was the only one who did not leave his father and followed him into captivity. In 1361, his father gave him the Duchy of Burgundy, inherited from Philip I of Rouvres, who died childless. Flanders went to him after the death of the previous Count Louis of Male, since Philip was the husband of his daughter Margaret.
After the death of his elder brother, King Charles V, Philip the Bold, along with his other brothers, actually ruled France under the young Charles VI. In 1388, the king handed over the reins of power to another court group, but after his next attack of madness (1392), his uncles regained power.
The death of Philip the Bold upset the existing balance and marked the beginning of the war between the Armagnacs and the Bourguignons.

 

 

coin Flanders Double gros no date (1389)
Double grosch no date (1389)

silver
SIT NOME DOMINI BENEDICTVM
PHILIPP DEI G DX BVRG COM FLAND
Value - 80-100 USD

 

 

John the Fearless duke of Burgundy (1404-1419)

John (Jean) (1371-1419) son of Philip II. He received his nickname in the battle of Nicopolis (1396), where he was the head of the French crusaders who helped King Sigismund of Hungary in the fight against the Turks.
After the death of his father, he fought for influence on the insane Charles VI with the king's brother, Duke Louis of Orleans. In 1407, Louis was killed in Paris at the instigation of Jean of Burgundy, who had to flee the city. Louis's place was taken by his father-in-law Bernard d'Armagnac. In 1409, the Treaty of Charts was concluded between the Armagnacs and Bourguignons, according to which the king pardoned the duke. The civil war, however, continued, escalating from minor clashes into real battles. The head of the opponents of the Duke of Burgundy gradually became the heir to power of the mad king - the future Charles VII. In 1418, the Bourguillons captured Paris and carried out a massacre of Armagnac supporters, in which Constable d'Armagnac himself was killed. The Dauphin managed to escape. The Duke fortified himself in the capital, declaring himself the “protector of the king.” In 1419, a meeting was scheduled between the Dauphin and the Duke in Monfero, in the middle of the bridge. There, the Duke was killed by people from the retinue of Charles VII, and received the same wounds and with the same weapons that Louis of Orleans 12 years ago.

 

 

coin Flanders Double gros no date (1409)
Double grosch no date (1409)

silver
MONETA NOVA COMETIS FLANDRIE
IOHS DVX BVRG COMES FLANDRIE
Value - 80-100 USD

 

 

Philip III the Good duke of Burgundy (1419-1467)

Philip (1396-1467) - eldest son of Jean the Fearless. Having accused the Dauphin Charles of his father's death (not without reason, it must be said), Philip, in 1420, entered into an agreement with the King of England Henry V, according to which Henry became the heir of the insane Charles VI, and Philip his governor in France. However, after 2 years, it was not the sickly Charles VI who died, but the vigorous and healthy Henry V. Formally, the treaty continued in effect and the young Henry VI became the heir to the King of France, but this was a completely different situation... The energetic Dauphin gradually conquered city after city from the British . Philip, however, did not take an active part in the hostilities, preferring to quietly annex nearby territories to his possessions. Finally, in 1435, the Duke recognized Charles VII as King of France. In 1440, Philip supported the Dauphin Louis in his fight against Charles VII (Prageria's uprising).
It should be noted that the nickname “the Good” does not at all indicate the duke’s good nature or mercy. In those days, this definition meant rather “exemplary,” in the sense of “a model of a knight.” Well, sort of like a “good warrior”.

 

 

coin Flanders Double gros no date (1419-1467)
Double grosch no date

silver
MONETA NOVA COMITIS FLAND
PHS DEI GRA DVX BVRG Z COMES FLAND
Value - 80-100 USD

 

 

 

Other Belgian coins

Belgian States

Liege

Reckheim (Rekem)

 

Burgundian Netherlands (1482-1506)

Spanish Netherlands (1506-1713)

Austrian Netherlands (1714-1797)

 

Belgian Kingdom

Belgian franc coinage (1831-2001) - all coins

Brief catalog of franc coinage

 

Leopold I (1831-1865)

Leopold II (1865-1909)

Albert I (1909-1934)

Leopold III (1934-1950)

Baudouin I (1951-1993)

Albert II (1993-2013) - franc coinage (1993-2001)

Albert II (1993-2013) - euro coinage (2002-2013)

Philippe (since 2013)

 

 

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