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Crusaders, Knights of St. John(?), Antioch(?) or Jerusalem(?), 1095 - 1291
This type is may be connected to the order of the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem, whose main function was to protect Christian pilgrims traveling to the Holy City. The type has also been attributed as emergency money from the last days of the defenders of Christian Antioch.
ME59122. Leaded bronze token, Casanova 533; R. Pesant, NCirc 94, September 1986, p. 222, 1-2, weight 1.136g, maximum diameter 15.3mm, obverse cross with forked lower limb (cross on Mount Calvary); reverse cross with forked lower limb (cross on Mount Calvary); SOLD
Catalog current as of Tuesday, August 20, 2019.
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