CRUSADER.1st crusade:preferred coinage.TUSCANY.LUCCA.12th cent.AD.Bi.Denier.Smooth style.

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CRUSADER.1st crusade:preferred coinage.TUSCANY.LUCCA.12th cent.AD.Bi.Denier.Smooth style. ( 0.87g, 15mm ).
Struck in the name of Henry III Holy Roman Emperor AD 1017-1056 ( with debased Otto monogram ).
+IMPERΛTOR in centre debased Otto monogram.
Reverse.+ENRIVCVS, LVCA in centre.
Ref:Met.10-15
"nipped" flan Good very fine for issue.

Thedeniersof the mint of Lucca along with those issued from the mintsof�Charters, Le Mans, Melgueil, Le Puy, Valence and Melle are mentionedbythe chronicler Raymond of Aguilers who accompanied� the countofToulouse Raymond of Saint-Gilles as the "Erat Haec Nostra Moneta"thecoins used in the Latin East by members of the Firstcrusade.Thesecoins frequestly turn up in hoards found in lands held bythe Franks inthe Syria and Palestine.
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