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15. December 2019
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Lot 681
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
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CRUSADERS. Imitating Ayyubid coinage of Damascus. Dirham (Silver, 22 mm, 2.78 g, 9 h), Christiano-Arab Dirham, struck after the Papal Interdict of 1251, Akka (Acre), 1251. Large cross pattée; around, in Arabic, one God, one faith, one baptism; in the outer margins, struck in Acre in the year one thousand two hundred, one and fifty, from the Incarnation. Rev. Within a square frame, in Arabic, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, One Divinity; in the outer margins, His is the glory, forever and ever, amen, amen. Bates/Metcalf 55. Malloy 13. Metcalf 227-228 and p.103-104. Schlumberger pl V,28. A rare example of a particularly short-lived issue. Well struck in good silver. Good very fine.



Akre was the main port of the Kingdom of Jerusalem. It was destroyed in 1291 CE by the Mamluk forces of Saladin.
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Online bidding closes:
15 Dec 2019 21:40:30 CET
Current Date & Time:
02 Jun 2020 13:54:36 CEST
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Hammer Price:
1000 CHF by MailBidder1169 (Bids: 12)

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Lot 681
Starting Price: 300 CHF
CRUSADERS. Imitating Ayyubid coinage of Damascus. Dirham (Silver, 22 mm, 2.78 g, 9 h), Christiano-Arab Dirham, struck after the Papal Interdict of 1251, Akka (Acre), 1251. Large cross pattée; around, in Arabic, one God, one faith, one baptism; in the outer margins, struck in Acre in the year one thousand two hundred, one and fifty, from the Incarnation. Rev. Within a square frame, in Arabic, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, One Divinity; in the outer margins, His is the glory, forever and ever, amen, amen. Bates/Metcalf 55. Malloy 13. Metcalf 227-228 and p.103-104. Schlumberger pl V,28. A rare example of a particularly short-lived issue. Well struck in good silver. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 682
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Guillaume II de Villehardouin, 1246-1278. Denier Tournois (Billon, 18.5 mm, 0.80 g, 3 h), Glarenza = modern Kyllini in Elis. +G• PRINCEPS around cross pattée. Rev. •+•CLARENTIA• Châtel tournois. Metcalf, Crusades 922. Tzamalis Φ 59. Wäckerlin 395. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Lot 683
Starting Price: 850 CHF
CRUSADERS. Knights of Rhodes (Knights Hospitallers). Fabrizio del Carretto, 1513-1521. Ducat (Gold, 22 mm, 3.49 g, 11 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•O•T- •RЄGIS •ISTЄ•DVC Christ Pantokrator standing facing in mandorla with nine stars. Friedberg 11. Gamberini 387 var (legends). Kasdagli R 18/5 (this obverse die). Schlumberger pl. XI 14 var (legends). Very rare and sharp and clear with fine portraits. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
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