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22 June 2021 16:00 CET
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
Lot 415
CRUSADERS. Edessa. Richard of Salerno, regent, 1104-1108. Seal or Bulla (Lead, 27.5 mm, 16.56 g, 12 h). Richard, in full armor, riding horse galloping to left, holding long spear and pennant with his right hand and with a long, triangular shield over his left side; below, floral ornament. Rev. + KЄ BOHΘH PI BΔPΔKONOC TAC Facing bust of Christ (?), holding cross in his right hand, and Gospels in left. BLS -. DOCBS -. Jordanov -. Orghidan -. Seyrig -. Vatican -. Triton XI, 2008, 1213. Very rare. Uncleaned earthen deposits, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Estimate: 2000 CHF
Lot 434
CRUSADERS. Knights of Rhodes (Knights Hospitallers). Fabrizio del Carretto, 1513-1521. Ducat (Gold, 22.5 mm, 3.50 g, 4 h), imitating the Venetian Ducat, mint of Rhodes. •F•FABRICII•D•CA - S•IOANNI / MF The Grand Master of the order kneeling left before St. John, jointly holding banner between themselves. Rev. •SIT•T •XPЄ•DΛT•OTV - •RЄGIS •ISTЄ•DV Christ Pantokrator standing facing in mandorla with nine stars. Friedberg 11. Gamberini 386 var. Schlumberger 14 var (legends). Very rare ducat with clear details and a fine depiction of St. John. Slightly wavy flan, but probably from striking, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF