CARLVS REX FR (circular legend around the Carolus monogram (1) surrounded by a circle made up of dots, a cross between FR and CARLVS).
ETALLo NoVo XE (circular legend around a cross surrounded by a circle made up of dots, a cross between XE and ETALLO)
Photo of a coin sold by iNumis, link to the sale: https://www.sixbid.com/en/inumis/694/carolingian-coins/686330/charlemagne-denier-melle-metallum-novum, link to their website: https://www.inumis.com/.
(1) Without letter A inscribed in the diamond on the middle.
(2) With the letter A inscribed at the top in the diamond on the middle.
This coin, with the legend of which says ''new metal'' or ''new coin'', is most likely struck at Melle's mint. Some experts think that this coin came from a recasting of coins from the first period, in this mint, to create the new denarius.
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