CRUSADER.CYPRUS.Louis of Savoy 1458-1460.AR.Gros Grand.Type C.Famagusta mint.~~~legend ARMENI.

Ancient Coins - CRUSADER.CYPRUS.Louis of Savoy 1458-1460.AR.Gros Grand.Type C.Famagusta mint.~~~legend ARMENI.
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CRUSADER.CYPRUS.Louis of Savoy 1458-1460.AR.Gros Grand ( 3.87g, 26mm, 3h).Famagusta mint.
+LVDOVICVS� DEI� GRACIA.RE, King enthroned facing holding sceptrer in right hand and globus cruciger in left, in field either side of king letters S-G.
Reverse.+IERV3ALEM�CIPRI�ET�ARMIN I�, cross of Jerusalem in centre.
Ref:Schl.VII.27, Corpus of Lisugnan coins Die A h Pl.16.16
Good very fine for issue.Unusally all legends on flan though some weak in areas from striking.

Theletters S-G in field are thought to represent the Bank of San Giorgio aGenoese Bank.The issue would have been issued during the period whenFamagusta was occupied by the Genoese.Here we have the titular title� King ofArmenia added to the legend.Leo V the last king of the Cilician kingdom of Armenia was from thehouse of Lusignan.

Provinence.Ex.J R.Stewart collection from the great Stavrokono hoard
 
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