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 : 17.8 x 18.6 mm.  Weight : 0.85 grams.

Grade : VF.

Obverse : Short cross with G DVX ATENES around, withl x at the start of the inscription.

Reverse : Castle tournois with bar and open circles, with ThEBE CIVIS around.

Price SKU: vcoin5042
US$ 62.50
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Rates for: 10/19/18

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