Crusaders in Frankish Greece, Athens, William de la Roche, AD 1280-1287 and Guy II de la Roche, AD 1287 to 1294

Ancient Coins - Crusaders in Frankish Greece, Athens, William de la Roche, AD 1280-1287 and Guy II de la Roche, AD 1287 to 1294
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It is likely this type was issued during both the rule of William de la Roche, AD 1280-1287 and the minority of Guy II de la Roche, AD 1287 to 1294.  Because the medieval form of William is spelled with a G for the W, both William and Guy could have used this inscription starting with a G.

Denomination : Billon denier.  Mint : Athens.

Reference : COINS OF THE CRUSADER STATES - Pages 386#87a to 88 variety (single pellet stops, but with a small X at the beginning of the obverse inscription).

Size : 17.4 x 18.4 mm.  Weight : 0.79 grams.

Grade : good Fine.

Obverse : Short cross with G DVX ATENES around.

Reverse : Castle tournois, with ThEBANI CIVIS around.

Price SKU: vcoin5039
US$ 55.00
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Rates for: 01/16/18

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