Ptolemaic Kingdom, Ptolemy X Alexander I and Kleopatra Berenike, 101 - 88 B.C.
Alexander was the son of Ptolemy and III. In 110 B.C., his mother deposed his brother Ptolemy IX and he became with his mother as co-regent. In 109 B.C., Ptolemy IX took back the throne but in 107 B.C. Alexander again became with his mother as co-regent. In 101 B.C., he had his mother killed, and then ruled with his niece and wife, Berenice III. When he died, Ptolemy IX regained the throne. When Ptolemy IX died, Ptolemy X's wife Berenice III took the throne for six months.
GP85356. Bronze , 1712, 181, 113, -, -, -, -, VF, edge crack, beveled , casting sprues, 20.056 g, maximum 35.2 mm, 0o, , Paphos mint, c. 100 - 90 B.C.; horned of Zeus-Ammon right, wearing ; ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, two eagles standing left on thunderbolt, heads left, wings closed, no symbol; $125.00 (€111.25)
, Kingdom of , I, 1382 - 1398
The Parliament of named while he was captive in Genoa. To gain his release agreed to new privileges for Genoese merchants and accepted Genoese sovereignty over the captured city of Famagusta, something that no previous had conceded. Until he was released, was governed by 12 nobles. Some of them opposed his return. In April 1385, returned to and was welcomed at Nicosia with great enthusiasm. He was crowned in May 1385 in Saint Sophia Cathedral. After his crowning, his opponents were arrested and punished. He was crowned of Jerusalem in 1389. In 1393, of died, and assumed the title of of . He was formally given the title in 1396. That kingdom was by now reduced to the city of Korikos, which had been in Cypriot since its conquest by I of . Upon his death, was succeeded by his son .ME85300. denier, 113a; 797; VII 9, aVF, , light corrosion, edge crack, tiny hole, legends difficult to read as usual for the , 0.743 g, maximum 15.9 mm, 180o, Nicosia mint, May 1385 - 9 Sep 1398; + IAQVE ROI DE, of rampant left; + IERV3ALEm D, ; ex C. Subak (Chicago, Sep 1975); $80.00 (€71.20)
, Kingdom of , I, 10 Jan 1218 - 18 Jan 1253
I of was 8 months old when his father died. His mother was the official regent, but her uncle, Philip of Ibelin, governed. When Philip died, the effective regency passed to his brother, John of Ibelin. In 1228, Frederick II HRE took , but when he left the island, John attacked and regained control. I assumed rule at age 15. He was also Regent of Jerusalem for Conrad of Hohenstaufen, 1246 - 1253. CR67310.
, 25c, F, 0.826 g, maximum 17.3 mm, 225o, + hENRICVS, double annulet at end of , ; + REX CYPRI, gateway with battlements, pellet in doorway; SOLD
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