CRUSADER STATES.GREECE.EPIRUS.John II Orsini 1323-1335.Bi.Denier.Struck at ARTA.Obverse.+IOS... Not recorded?

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CRUSADER STATES.GREECE.EPIRUS.John II Orsini 1323-1335.Bi.Denier.Struck at ARTA.( 0.70g, 19mm, 3h ).
+IOS DESP(OTVS), cross.
Reverse.(+DE) ARTA CASTRV, chatel.
Ref: Lambros 4 var. -, Met.1136 var, CCS 115 var.
usual crude strike, very fine or better for issue, slightly ragged edge.
IOS obverse legend not recorded by Lambros, Schlumberger, Metcalf or CCS.
 
The silver content of this coin appears to be very low, more copper in appearance and would therefore suggest a very late issue in the series.

This crude coinage was struck at the Castle of Arta by John II Orsini circa 1325 during the time Epirus was invaded by John of Gravina.
Prezzo SKU : CRU887
£ 20.00
  • US$ 26.35
  • € 22.27
  • AUD 33.48
  • CHF 25.70
  • CAD 32.83

Quotazione: 10/19/17

Invia da: United Kingdom