Ptolemaic Kingdom, Neopaphos, , VII(?), c. 51 - 30 B.C.
While not noted in , this is fairly common on and many have been found in the excavations at Neopaphos. The lack of a indicates they were struck after 96 B.C. Recent Cypriot numismatic publications date them to the time of VII.GP84819. Bronze , 69; 469 ff.; 68; 128; 35; -; -; -; -, VF, dark , with edge split, light corrosion, 2.763 g, maximum 15.8 mm, 0o, Neopaphos mint, c. 51 - 30 B.C.; laureate of Zeus right; statue of standing left, stalks of grain in right hand, long in left hand, above; $95.00 (€84.55)
, Colony of the Venetian Republic, Emergency Issue, Ottoman Siege, 1570 A.D.
became an overseas colony of the Venetian Republic after it was purchased in 1489. This coin was an emergency issue minted while Famagusta was under siege by the Turks. It was to be redeemable in silver after the war. In 1571 Famagusta was captured and became of the Ottoman Empire.
SH52140. Bronze Bisante,
107, gVF, double strike, 4.251 g, maximum 27.4 mm, 45o, Nicosia mint, 1570 A.D.; PRO REGNI CIPR PRESIDIO, winged left, 1570 below; VENETORV / INVI / OLA BILIS / BISANTE / I, in five lines; very ; SOLD
Kingdom of , 15th Century A.D.
Deniers with rampant and types were struck by many of the Kings of and Jerusalem. Types were struck with stars, pellets, or crosslets in the quadrants. struck the with an S in one quadrant. We do not know of another example with letters in more than one quadrant. Unfortunately we can't read the legends or the letters in the quadrants but it is possible a specialist could improve the .CR68025.
denier, Unpublished(?), -, -, gF, 0.530 g, maximum 13.6 mm, 270o, of rampant left; , a letter in three or four of the quarters; extremely ; SOLD
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