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. ( 0.83g, 15.2mm ).
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
Good very fine for issue, earthern deposits in fields.

The deniersof the mint of Lucca along with those issued from the mintso f Charters, Le Mans, Melgueil, Le Puy, Valence and Melle are mentioned bythe chronicler Raymond of Aguilers who accompanied  the count of Toulouse Raymond of Saint-Gilles as the "Erat Haec Nostra Moneta" the coins used in the Latin East by members of the First crusade.These coins frequestly turn up in hoards found in lands held bythe Franks in Syria and Palestine.
Preis SKU: CRU856
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