obolos 16
11. October 2020
Webauction
Lot 1213
VANDALS. Gaiseric, 428-477. Nummus (Bronze, 11 mm, 0.84 g, 6 h), Ca. 443-450. Diademed head of Gaiseric to right. Rev. Cross within wreath. BMC Vandals, etc. 182-94. Ladich 10. Lulliri & Urban 110-24. MEC 1 -. Quite clear and free from the usual porosity. Very fine.
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Lot 1214
GEPIDS. Uncertain king, struck in the name of Anastasius I. 491-504. Quarter Siliqua (Silver, 14 mm, 0.92 g, 6 h), Sirmium. D N ANASTASIVS P P AVG Crude diademed bust of Anastasius to right. Rev. A INVICT + A RVMAO Monogram of Theodoric in wreath. MIB I 46. Scratch on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
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A choice example of a Bohemond I follis
Lot 1279
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Bohémond I, 1098-1111. Follis (Bronze, 23 mm, 5.50 g, 10 h). [O ΠE-(TP)O]C Bust of St. Peter facing, nimbate, with curly hair and a short, curly beard, wearing a tunic, raising his right hand in benediction and holding a cross in his left. Rev. [B / H] / M / [T] within angles of cross pommetée and fleuronée (Cross of the Tree of Life). CCS 1. Metcalf 47-8. A superb example of this very rare issue. Good very fine.
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Lot 1280
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Tancred, regent, 1101-1112. Follis (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 3.55 g, 11 h). O/ ΠΕ/[T-Ρ/Ο/C] Nimbate bust of St. Peter facing, raising right hand in blessing and holding cross in his left. Rev. +/ KЄ BOI/ΘH TO ΔY/ΛO COV T/ANKPI in five lines. CCS 3a. Metcalf 50. Schlumberger pl II, 6. Wäckerlin 79-84. A very clear and well-struck piece with a mottled brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1281
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Tancred, regent, 1101-1112. Follis (Bronze, 22 mm, 4.09 g, 6 h), second type. [+KЄ BO TO TANKRЄ] or similar Bearded bust of Tancred facing, wearing turban and chain mail, and holding sword in his right hand. Rev. IC XC / NI-KA in quarters of cross with pellets on the end of each arm. CCS 4a. Metcalf 63-70. Schlumberger pl. 2, 7. Wäckerlin 85-7. Olive-green patina. Overstruck as usual on a follis of the first type (Metcalf 49ff.), otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1282
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Tancred, regent, 1101-1112. Follis (Bronze, 24 mm, 2.61 g, 6 h), second type. +KЄ BO TO TANKRЄ or similar Bearded bust of Tancred facing, wearing turban and chain mail, and holding sword in right hand. Rev. IC XC NI-KA in quarters of cross with pellets on the end of each arm and floral base. CCS 4a. Metcalf 63-70. Schlumberger pl. 2, 7. Wäckerlin 85-7. Well struck. Overstruck as usual on a follis of the first type (Metcalf 49ff.), otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1283
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Tancred, regent, 1101-1112. Follis (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 2.83 g, 3 h). S/ [P/Ε-TRVS] St. Peter standing facing, raising his right hand in blessing and holding cross-tipped scepter in left. Rev. Đ-S / F-Ŧ (Latin acronym of Domine salvum fac Tancredum [Lord save Tancred]) in the quarters of cross pattée. CCS 6. Metcalf 71. Schlumberger pl. V, 1. Wäckerlin 95-97. Light green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1284
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Tancred, regent, 1101-1112. Follis (Bronze, 22.5 mm, 3.60 g, 3 h). S/ [P/Ε-TRVS] St. Peter standing facing, raising his right hand in blessing and holding cross-tipped scepter in left. Rev. Đ-S / F-Ŧ (Latin acronym of Domine salvum fac Tancredum [Lord save Tancred]) in the quarters of cross pattée. CCS 6. Metcalf 71. Schlumberger pl. V, 1. Wäckerlin 95-97. Interesting and well struck, attractive light brown-green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1285
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Tancred, regent, 1101-1112. Follis (Bronze, 21 mm, 2.97 g, 3 h). S/ P/[Ε-TRVS] St. Peter standing facing, raising his right hand in blessing and holding cross-tipped scepter in left. Rev. Đ-S / F-Ŧ (Latin acronym of Domine salvum fac Tancredum [Lord save Tancred]) in the quarters of cross pattée. CCS 6. Metcalf 71. Schlumberger pl. V, 1. Wäckerlin 95-97. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1286
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Tancred, regent, 1101-1112. Follis (Bronze, 20 mm, 2.63 g, 6 h). IC XC Nimbate bust of Jesus Christ facing, with pellet decorating each arm of nimbus. Rev. TA-NK/P-H in the quarters of a cross pommetée with pellets at the end of each arm and floral ornament at base. CCS 5. Metcalf 83. Schlumberger pl. 2, 8. Wäckerlin 98-102. Green patina; with an unusually fine depiction of Christ. Traces of overstriking, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1287
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Tancred, regent, 1101-1112. Follis (Bronze, 25.5 mm, 3.08 g, 6 h). IC XC Nimbate bust of Jesus Christ facing, with pellet decorating each arm of nimbus. Rev. TA-[NK]/P-[H] in the quarters of a cross pommetée with pellets at the end of each arm and floral ornament at base. CCS 5. Metcalf 83. Schlumberger pl. 2, 8. Wäckerlin 98-102. Green and brown patina. Traces of overstriking, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1288
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Roger of Salerno, regent, 1112-1119. Follis (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.35 g, 7 h), Second type. [MH] ӨV Virgin Mary standing orans, nimbate, in cloak with ornamental border. Rev. +/[KE] BOH/ӨE]I Tω C/[ω] ΔOYΛΩ/ [P]OTSEP/ ω+ in six lines. CCS 8. Metcalf 89-94. Brown patina. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 1289
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Bohémond III, 1163-1201. Denier (Billon, 17.5 mm, 0.93 g, 8 h). +BOAHVHDVS Helmeted and mailed bust of Bohémond III to left, small cross pattée on helmet; in fields flanking, five-pointed star to left and crescent to right. Rev. +AHTIOCHIA Cross pattée; crescent downward in first angle. CCS 62. Metcalf, Crusades -. A very rare variety with star and crescent on obverse in reversed positions. Very fine.
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Lot 1290
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Bohémond IV, First reign, 1201-1216. Denier (Silver, 18.5 mm, 1.09 g, 6 h), struck between 1188 and 1216 (?). +B(•)°A°IIVIIDVS Helmeted and mailed bust of Bohémond III or IV to left, flanked by star and crescent. Rev. +°A°IITI(•)CNI°A° Cross pattée with crescent in second quarter. CCS 79a. Metcalf 439. Rare. About extremely fine.
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Lot 1291
CRUSADERS, Antioch. Raymond Roupen, 1216-1219. Denier (Billon, 18 mm, 0.99 g, 12 h). +R·V·P·I·N·V·:S· Helmeted and mailed bust of Raoymond Roupen to left, with chin guard, flanked by crescent and star. Rev. +°A°MTIOCNI°A° Cross pattée with crescent in second quarter. CCS 95a. Cf. Metcalf 447-50. Minor porosity. Very fine.
Current Bid: 60 CHF
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Lot 1292
CRUSADERS. County of Tripoli. Bohémond IV of Antioch, 1187-1233. (Copper, 16.5 mm, 0.84 g, 7 h), Type 4, c. 1210. +CIVITAS City gate. Rev. TRIPOLIS St. Andrew's cross. CCS 15. Metcalf 540-541. Wäckerlin 53. Clear but with some deposits. About very fine.
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Lot 1293
CRUSADERS. County of Tripoli. Bohémond VII, 1275-1287. Half Gros (Silver, 19 mm, 2.00 g, 11 h), Tripolis. +SЄPTIMVS: BOЄMVNDVS: COMЄS (triple pellet stops) Cross pattée within tressure of twelve arcs. Rev. +CIVITAS: TRIPOLIS: SVRIЄ (triple pellet stops) Crenelated castle with three towers; all within tressure of twelve arcs. CCS 27. Metcalf 500. Schlumberger pl. IV, 22. Wäckerlin 74-77. Toned. Minor scratches, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 1294
CRUSADERS. Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem. Amaury, 1163-1174. Denier (Billon, 18 mm, 0.86 g, 9 h), Jerusalem. (annulet) AMALRICVS RЄX Cross pattée with annulets in 2nd and 3rd quarters. Rev. +DЄ IЄRVSALЄM Church of the Holy Sepulchre. CCS 25. Metcalf 179-82. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 45 CHF
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Lot 1295
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Guillaume II de Villehardouin, 1246-1278. Denier Tournois (Billon, 20 mm, 0.99 g, 3 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +:G• PRINCEPS: around cross pattée. Rev. +:CLARENTIA: Châtel tournois. CCS 9b. Metcalf, Crusades -. Tzamalis Φ 59. Well centred; toned. Some flat areas from striking, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 1296
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Guillaume II de Villehardouin, 1246-1278. Denier Tournois (Billon, 19 mm, 0.92 g, 3 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +•G PRINCEPS• around cross pattée. Rev. +:CLARENTIA: Châtel tournois. CCS 8a. Metcalf, Crusades 924-6. Tzamalis Φ 59. Attractively toned; clear fields. Good very fine.
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Lot 1297
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Guillaume II de Villehardouin, 1246-1278. Denier Tournois (Billon, 20 mm, 0.86 g, 11 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +(rosette)G• PRINCEPS• around cross pattée. Rev. +'CLARENTIA' Châtel tournois. CCS 9c. Metcalf, Crusades -. Tzamalis Φ 59. Crude strike, otherwise, very fine.
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Rare variety
Lot 1298
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Guillaume II de Villehardouin, 1246-1278. Denier Tournois (Billon, 18 mm, 0.86 g, 7 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +GV• PRINCEPS around cross pattée. Rev. +DE CLARENTIA Châtel tournois. CCS 8a. Metcalf, Crusades -. Tzamalis Φ 60 var. (reverse inscription). Scarce variety. Very fine.
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Lot 1299
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Guillaume II de Villehardouin, 1246-1278. Denier Tournois (Billon, 18.5 mm, 0.83 g, 4 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +G• PRINCE ACh' around cross pattée. Rev. +'CLARENTIA• Châtel tournois. CCS 10b. Metcalf, Crusades - (cf. 939). Tzamalis Φ 61. Very fine.
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Lot 1300
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Guillaume II de Villehardouin, 1246-1278. Denier Tournois (Billon, 18 mm, 0.85 g, 11 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +G• PRINCE ACh around cross pattée. Rev. +•CLARENTIA• Châtel tournois. CCS 10b. Metcalf, Crusades 939. Tzamalis Φ 61. Very fine.
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Rare variety with mint marks
Lot 1301
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Guillaume II de Villehardouin, 1246-1278. Denier Tournois (Billon, 19 mm, 0.93 g, 5 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +•G: PRINCE ACh around cross pattée. Rev. +(V)CLARENTIA(D) Châtel tournois. CCS 10a. Metcalf, Crusades 940-1. Tzamalis Φ 61. Unusual with initials of the mintmaster (?) on the reverse. Very fine.
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Lot 1302
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Charles I de Anjou, 1278-1285. Denier Tournois (Billon, 20 mm, 0.83 g, 12 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +:K• R• PRINC• ACh': around cross pattée. Rev. +:CLARENTIA: Châtel tournois. CCS 11. Metcalf, Crusades 946-7. Tzamalis Φ 62. Very fine.
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Lot 1303
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Charles II de Anjou, 1285-1289. Denier Tournois (Billon, 19 mm, 0.76 g, 10 h), Glarentza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +•K• R• PRINC' ACh' around cross pattée. Rev. +:DЄ: CLARЄNTIA: Châtel tournois surmounted by a cross. CCS 12. Metcalf, Crusades 942-5. Tzamalis Φ 62. Toned. Very fine.
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Lot 1304
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Charles II de Anjou, 1285-1289. Denier Tournois (Billon, 19 mm, 0.89 g, 10 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +•K• R PRINC ACh'• around cross pattée. Rev. +:DE: CLARENTIA: Châtel tournois. CCS 12. Metcalf, Crusades 942-5. Tzamalis Φ 63. Toned and rare. Very fine.
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Lot 1305
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Isabelle de Villehardouin, 1297-1301. Denier Tournois (Billon, 20 mm, 0.78 g, 10 h), Glarentza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +*YSABЄLLA• P' ACh' around cross pattée. Rev. +(trefoil on stalk)DЄ CLARЄNCIA(nail) Châtel tournois. CCS 16. Metcalf, Crusades 968-70. Tzamalis Φ 65. TOned. Very fine.
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Lot 1306
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Philip of Savoy, 1301-1307. Denier Tournois (Billon, 19 mm, 0.70 g, 9 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +Ph'S• D'• SAB• P• AChЄ• around cross pattée. Rev. +(fleur-de-lis)DЄ CLARЄNCIA(fleur-de-lis) Châtel tournois; to left and right, pellet; below, star. CCS 18. Metcalf, Crusades 973-5. Tzamalis Φ 66. Toned. About very fine.
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Lot 1307
CRUSADERS. Duchy of Athens. Guy II de la Roche, 1287-1308. Denier Tournois (Billon, 19 mm, 0.79 g, 9 h). + GVI• DVX✿ ATENES around cross pattée. Rev. + THЄBANI✿ CIVIS around châtel tournois. CCS 96. Metcalf, Crusades 1027-9. Well struck with a lovely old cabinet toning. Good very fine.
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Lot 1308
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Philippe de Taranto, 1307-1313. Denier Tournois (Billon, 20 mm, 0.78 g, 4 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +•Ph'S• P• ACh'• TAR• D R around cross pattée. Rev. +D• CLARЄNCIA: Châtel tournois. CCS 26a. Metcalf, Crusades 983. Tzamalis Φ 68. Very fine.
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Lot 1309
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Mahaut de Hainaut, 1316-1321. Denier Tournois (Billon, 20 mm, 0.85 g, 10 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +mAhAVTA• P ACh' around cross pattée. Rev. ++DЄ CLARЄNCIA Châtel tournois; to left, C. CCS 42. Metcalf, Crusades 997-8. Tzamalis Φ 71. Toned; a rare late variety. Very fine.
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Lot 1310
CRUSADERS. Duchy of Athens. Guillaume de la Roche, 1280-1287. Denier Tournois (Billon, 20 mm, 0.93 g, 2 h). +:G: DVX: ATENES: around cross pattée. Rev. +:ThEBE: CIVIS: around châtel tournois. CCS 89a. Metcalf, Crusades 1032-7. Tzamalis Φ 80a. Well struck and toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 1311
CRUSADERS. Duchy of Athens. Guy II de la Roche, 1287-1308. Denier Tournois (Billon, 19 mm, 0.79 g, 9 h). +:G: DVX• ATENES: around cross pattée. Rev. +:THEBE: CIVIS: around châtel tournois. CCS 89a. Metcalf, Crusades 1032-7. Tzamalis Φ 85b. Well struck and toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 1312
CRUSADERS. Duchy of Athens. Guy II de la Roche, 1287-1308. Denier Tournois (Billon, 19 mm, 0.89 g, 8 h). +:G: DVX: ATENES: around cross pattée. Rev. +:ThEBE: CIVIS: around châtel tournois. CCS 89a. Metcalf, Crusades 1032-7. Tzamalis Φ 85b. Well struck and toned. Very fine.
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Lot 1313
CRUSADERS. Duchy of Athens. Guy II de la Roche, 1287-1308. Denier Tournois (Billon, 20 mm, 0.79 g, 8 h). +:GVI• DVX✿ ATENES around cross pattée. Rev. +THЄBANI✿ CIVIS around châtel tournois. CCS 93. Metcalf, Crusades 1059-60. Tzamalis Φ 87. Well struck and nicely toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 1314
CRUSADERS. Duchy of Athens. Guy II de la Roche, 1287-1308. Denier Tournois (Billon, 19 mm, 0.76 g, 11 h). +:GVI: DVX: ATENES around cross pattée. Rev. +(crecent)ThЄBANI CIVIS around châtel tournois. CCS 94. Metcalf, Crusades 1071-2. Tzamalis Φ 87. Lovely old cabinet toning. Very fine.
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Lot 1315
CRUSADERS. Neapolitan Princes of Epirus and Corfu. Philippe de Taranto, 1294-1313. Denier Tournois (Billon, 18.5 mm, 0.75 g, 10 h), Lepanto (modern Nafpaktos). +(shield)Ph'S• P• TAR DЄSP•(fleur-de-lis) around cross pattée. Rev. +NЄPANTI CIVIS• Châtel tournois. CCS 111b. Metcalf, Crusades 1082-90. Tzamalis Φ 97. Toned and well centered. Very fine.
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Lot 1316
CRUSADERS. Neapolitan Princes of Epirus and Corfu. Philippe de Taranto, 1294-1313. Denier Tournois (Billon, 19 mm, 0.64 g, 7 h), Lepanto (modern Nafpaktos). +(fleur-de-lis)PhS• P• TAR• DЄSP• around cross pattée. Rev. +(nail)NЄPANTI CIVIS• Châtel tournois. CCS 111b. Metcalf, Crusades 1082-90. Tzamalis Φ 97. Toned and well struck. Very fine.
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Lot 1317
CRUSADERS. Neapolitan Princes of Epirus and Corfu. Philippe de Taranto, 1294-1313. Denier Tournois (Billon, 20 mm, 0.71 g, 9 h), Lepanto (modern Nafpaktos). +(fleur-de-lis)Ph'S• P• TAR• DЄSP: around cross pattée. Rev. +(nail)NЄPANTI CIVIS• Châtel tournois. CCS 111a. Metcalf, Crusades 1082-90. Tzamalis Φ 98. Toned. Very fine.
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Lot 1318
ISLAMIC, Time of the Rashidun. Pseudo-Byzantine types. AH 15/16-23/4 = AD 637-643. Fals (Bronze, 24 mm, 4.95 g, 11 h), imitating a 'Cyprus follis', uncertain mint in Syria (or Cyprus). Three crowned Byzantine style imperial figures, standing facing, each holding globus cruciger in right hand. Rev. A/N/N/O - X/Ч/II / KYΠP Large M with plain cross above; below, Γ. Album 3501. Cf. SICA I, 505. Walker, Arab-Byzantine -. A highly unusual and apparently quite rare variety with the reverse design engraved mirrored compared to its normal appearance. Good very fine.
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Lot 1319
ISLAMIC, Time of the Rashidun. Pseudo-Byzantine types. Time of Uthman ibn Affan, AH 24-35 / AD 644-656. Fals (Bronze, 25 mm, 3.82 g, 6 h), uncertain Syrian mint, imitating Constans II follis of year 3. IMPER B COΛSS Crowned, bearded and draped facing bust with the features of Constans II, holding globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. Large M between A/N/A and II/I; below, NEOU. Album 3507. MIB X18 (same rev. die). Pottier, Schulze & Schulze, Class III.1a. SICA I -. Rare; green glossy surfaces. Very fine.
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Lot 1320
ISLAMIC, Time of the Rashidun. Pseudo-Byzantine types. Circa AH 37-55 / AD 658-675. Fals (Bronze, 28.5 mm, 5.32 g, 6 h), imitating a 'Cyprus follis', uncertain mint in Syria (or Cyprus). Three crowned Byzantine style imperial figures, standing facing, each holding globus cruciger in right hand. Rev. A/N/N/O - X/Ч/II / KYΠP Large M with plain cross above; below, Γ. Album 3501. SICA I, 505. Walker, Arab-Byzantine -. Scarce early variety; struck in a very broad flan with attractive brown surfaces. Good very fine.
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Lot 1321
ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. Uncertain period (pre-reform), AH 41-77 / AD 661-697. Fals (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.70 g, 7 h), Arab-Byzantine type, imitating Constans II, Dimashq (Damascus). Byzantine-style emperor standing facing, holding long cross in right hand and globus cruciger in left; to left, standard above T or rose; Λ/Є/O to right. Rev. Large M; Kufic legends to left, right, and in exergue; monogram above, barred and inverted crescent below. Album 102. SICA I -. Superb dark brown patina with orange-earthen highlights. Perfectly centered and exceptional strike. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
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Lot 1322
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Danishmendids (Sivas). Malik Muhammad, AH 528-536 / AD 1134-1142. Fals (Bronze, 27 mm, 3.50 g, 5 h). +/O MME/ΛHKIC Π/ACHC PΩ/MANIAC. Rev. KAI AN/ATOΛHC / MAΧAM/AT. Album 1238. Whelan Type A, pl. 16, 2. Very fine.
Current Bid: 55 CHF
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Lot 1323
ISLAMIC, Seljuks. Rum. Ghiyath al-Din Kay Khusraw I, first reign, AH 588-592 / AD 1192-1196. Fals (Bronze, 11.5 mm, 2.90 g, 5 h), Kayseri. Horseman advancing to right, holding sword in right hand; below, arabesque. Rev. Legend in six lines. Broome 85 var (arabesque below horse). Very fine.
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Lot 1324
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Kayfa & Amid). Fakhr al-Din Qara Arslan, AH 543-570 / AD 1148-1174. Dirhem (Bronze, 26.5 mm, 7.11 g, 4 h). Facing bust of Christ Pantokrator. Rev. Partial mint formula and name and pedigree of Fakhr al-Din Qara Arslan in four lines and margins. Album 1820.1. S&S Type 1. Brown patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: 80 CHF
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Rare early Artuqid Fals
Lot 1325
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Kayfa & Amid). Fakhr al-Din Qara Arslan, AH 543-570 / AD 1148-1174. Fals (Bronze, 27 mm, 7.61 g, 6 h), Hisn Kayfa (on the Tigris). Christ Pantokrator enthroned facing; two stars above throne. Rev. Name, titles and ancestors of Fakhr al-Din Qara Arslan in four lines and in margins. Album 1820.2. S&S Type 2.1 var (no numerals). Very rare variety; green patina light earthen highlights. Very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
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Lot 1326
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Kayfa & Amid). Qutb al-Din Sukman II, AH 581-597 / AD 1185-1200. Dirhem (Bronze, 30.5 mm, 13.43 g, 11 h), AH 584 (AD 1188/9). Diademed Roman-style heads back to back, appearing to stem from a single body; above, date. Rev. Name, titles, and pedigree of Sukman II in four lines across fields; marginal legend citing Ayyubid overlord Yusuf bin Ayyub (Saladin). Album 1822.2. S&S Type 13. Very fine.
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Lot 1327
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Kayfa & Amid). Nasir al-Din Mahmud, AH 597-619 / AD 1200-1222. Dirhem (Bronze, 25 mm, 9.72 g, 11 h), Amid, AH 617 (1220/1). Double-headed eagle with wings displayed; all within floral quadrilobe; name and titles of Nasir al-Din Mahmud within petals of quadrilobe; continuation of name in outer margin. Rev. Name and title of Ayyubid overlord in two lines; all within hexagram; mint formula and AH date in angles of hexagram; name and titles of Abbasid caliph in outer margins. Album 1823.3. S&S Type 18. Brown patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 1328
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Mardin). Qutb al-Din Il-Ghazi II, AH 572-580 / AD 1176-1184. Dirham (Bronze, 30 mm, 11.70 g, 6 h), imitating coins of Constantine I "the Great", unlisted mint, possibly Mardin. Diademed head to right, looking upward, within pellet quadrate border; around, Arabic inscription stating the ancestors of Qutb al-Din Il-Ghazi II. Rev. Arabic inscription in five lines, stating the name and titles of Qutb al-Din Il-Ghazi II. Album 1828.1. S&S Type 31.1. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 1329
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Mardin). Qutb al-Din Il-Ghazi II, AH 572-580 / AD 1176-1184. Dirham (Bronze, 28.5 mm, 9.69 g, 9 h), imitating coins of Constantine I "the Great", unlisted mint, possibly Mardin. Diademed head to right, looking upward, within pellet quadrate border; around, Arabic inscription stating the ancestors of Qutb al-Din Il-Ghazi II. Rev. Arabic inscription in five lines, stating the name and titles of Qutb al-Din Il-Ghazi II. Album 1828.1. S&S Type 31.1. Attractive green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1330
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Mardin). Husam al-Din Yuluq Arslan, AH 580-597 / AD 1184-1200. Dirham (Bronze, 31.5 mm, 14.43 g, 10 h), giving the Abbasid caliph al-Nasir as overlord, unlisted mint, possibly Mardin, AH 589 = AD 1193. Three standing figures around central female figure seated left in attitude of mourning. Rev. Name and titles of Abbasid caliph al-Nasir in three lines; in the outer margin, name and titles of Husam al-Din Yuluq Arslan and date. Album 1829.3. S&S Type 35.1. Unusually clear and attractive obverse. Very fine.
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Lot 1331
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Mardin). Nasir al-Din Artuq Arslan, AH 597-637 / AD 1200-1239. Dirhem (Bronze, 28 mm, 9.78 g, 2 h), Mardin, AH 599 (AD 1202). Centaur advancing to right aiming bow at dragon-headed tail (zodiacal sign of Sagittarius); date around. Rev. Five line legend with titles of the Artuqid ruler and his Ayyubid overlords. Album 1830.2. S/S 38.2. Brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 1332
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Mardin). Nasir al-Din Artuq Arslan, AH 597-637 / AD 1200-1239. Dirhem (Bronze, 30 mm, 12.52 g, 12 h), Unnamed mint (Mardin?), AH 620 (AD 1223/4). Julio-Claudian-style bare head to right; name and titles of Nasir al-Din Artuq Arslan around. Rev. Names and titles of Abbasid caliph and Ayyubid overlord in five lines; partial mint formula and date in margins. Album 1830.7. S&S Type 43. Very fine.
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Lot 1333
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Zangids (Syria). Nur al-Din Mahmud, AH 541-569 / AD 1146-1173. Dirhem (Bronze, 27 mm, 4.57 g, 6 h), unnamed (Aleppo) mint, undated. Two Byzantine-style imperial figures standing facing, holding between them labarum set on three steps; stars, name and titles of Nur al-Din Mahmud, and blundered Greek legends in field. Rev. Christ standing facing; titles of Nur al-Din Mahmud and blundered Greek legends in field. Album 1850. S&S Type 73. Earthen patina. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 1334
ISLAMIC, Ayyubids. Mayyafariqin & Jabal Sinjar. al-'Adil I Sayf al-Din Ahmad, AH 589-596 / AD 1193-1200. Dirham (Bronze, 31 mm, 11.11 g, 1 h), as governor, Sultan AH 596-615 / 1199-1218, Mayyafariqin (= Diyarbakır), AH 591 (AD 1194/5). Arabic marginal inscription, with date formula on either side of the bust Draped bust of Prince facing, wearing a Byzantine-style crown. Rev. Central inscription of six lines with further inscription in the left, right and upper margins. Balog, Ayyubids 340; Album 809. Well struck. Good very fine.
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Lot 1337
CRUSADERS. Lusignan Kingdom of Cyprus. Henry II, king of Cyprus & Jerusalem, 1285-1324. Gros (Silver, 21 mm, 2.26 g, 7 h), Gros petit, second reign, 1310-1324. HENRI - REI DE King seated with scepter and orb, plain field. Rev. +IERUSAL'M E D CHIPR Cross of Jerusalem. Metcalf 686. Schlumberger VI, 22. MPS 64. Wäckerlin 336. Good very fine.
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