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Strange linear styling of Byzantine imagery shows two Bulgarian Czars,
Rev.: Christ enthroned.
|FOUR KINGS OF POLAND
Silver Cracow half groschen, Fine.
|POLAND SIGISMUND III
1587-1632, these silver 3-polker pieces carry the Polish arms and
royal orb. Some areas weakly struck but
Beautiful and important medieval trade coin. Doge (Duke) with St.
Mark, and Christ enthroned, 1253-1339.
Depicts the Lithuanian mounted knight and Polish eagle, crudely hand
Silver Dinar struck 1366-71 depicts Christ enthroned. Reverse bears
|PHILIP I OF FRANCE
Silver denier struck by a contemporary and rival of William the Conqueror.
Obverse depicts gateway, reverse a cross. Orleans mint,
|ISLAMIC FOES OF
BYZANTIUM & THE CRUSADERS
Ayyubid Silver Dirham with six-pointed star, 1100s-1200s AD, weak
areas, VF by wear .... $16
Imagine a 200 year old silver "dollar" in Very Fine so
cheap! All will have normal manufacturing flaws, some may grade higher
by wear but crude......
With the expansion of the Renaissance economy, new royal coins were
struck larger than the old fashioned feudal deniers. These douzains
date from the 1500s.
The Umayyad and Abbasid Caliphs held both secular and religious power
during the golden age of Islam. Their coins bore statements of faith.
8-10th century AD. Umayyad Dirham EF, few edge chips....$25.00
|BOHEMIA: FAMOUS PRAGER GROSCHEN
Most important medieval trade coin of Central Europe. Obv.: Crown.
Rev.: Two-tailed lion.
Mixed bronzes of various diverse types and sizes, 491-1261 AD, all
|FRANCE: PHILIP II
From the time of the great commercial fairs. This silver denier
parisis is inscribed PHILIPS REX, with the letters FRA / NCO (for
Francorum) across the field.
This enormous coin with bold Mongol script proves even the Great
Wall could not stop these intrepid horsemen.
© 2008 Allen G. Berman