Normans in Sicily. William II, AD 1166 to 1189. AE Follaro.

Ancient Coins - Normans in Sicily. William II, AD 1166 to 1189.  AE Follaro.
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Denomination : AE follaro.  Mint : Messina.

Date : issued between AD 1166 and 1189

Size : 13.3 x 14.0 mm.  Weight : 0.80 grams.

Reference : Spahr-119 (as a 1/2 follaro).  MEC 401 to 409.

Grade : aVF, brown patina.

Obverse : REX W SCOS in two lines in the center, with OPERATA IN VRBE MESSANE around, although only the first part of the inscription is visible (these probably do not exist with the entire inscription on one coin.

Reverse : Cufic inscription that translates to "KING WILLIAM" in the center, with additional Arabic inscriptions around.

Price SKU: vcoin5373
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Rates for: 04/21/18

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