CRUSADERS. Beyliks of Western Asia Minor. After 1348. Ducat (Gold, 22 mm, 3.45 g, 3 h), late 'K' Series, imitating the Venetian ducats of Andrea Dantolo, (1344-1354). ANDR DANDVLO - S M VENETI Doge kneeling left, grasping long, cross-tipped scepter, handed to him by St. Mark, standing right before him. Rev. •SIT T XPE DATOTV - K SIS ISTE DVCAT• Christ standing facing in mandorla with nine stars. Gamberini 344 (under Robert d'Anzou). Ives pl. XIII. CNI VII 37 (under Venetians in the Levant). Lambros-Clarence 89-95 (under Robert d'Anzou). Mazarakis (Lanz) 707. Mazarakis, Beyliks, Group I. A rare early example struck in debased gold. Usual roughness on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF