Denarius, type 2

Obverse legend
Reverse legend

KARLVS - IMP AVG (laureate and draped bust of Charlemagne to the right).

XPISTIANA RELIGIO (circular legend around a tetrastyle temple on two degrees and surmounted by a cross (separating the letters O and X). A cross in the middle of the temple).

One copy preserved at the Münzkabinett der Staatlichen Museen of Berlin, link to the page of their website showing the photo of the coin:


This type is known with a letter under the bust, indicating the mint: C for Cologne, F for Florence, M for Milan and V for Venice. This coin without letter under the bust, with the obverse legend KARLVS and thre reverse legend XPISTIANA is given for the Palace mint or Aix-La-Chapelle.

G F XF 40 AU 58 MS 63 MS 65
1 ? ? ? ? ? ?

Seems never to have gone on sale.