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   View Categories Home > Catalog > |Byzantine Coins| > |Empire of Nicaea| > |Anonymous Nicaea| > BZ95149
Empire of Nicaea, c. 1204 - 1261 A.D.
|Anonymous| |Nicaea|, |Empire| |of| |Nicaea,| |c.| |1204| |-| |1261| |A.D.|, Nicaea, in northwestern Anatolia, was the capital city of the Empire of Nicaea, formed following the Fourth Crusade in 1204, until the recapture of Constantinople by the Byzantines in 1261. The mint was transferred from Nicaea to Magnesia around 1210/11 or soon after.
BZ95149. Bronze tetarteron, DOC IV-2, type E, p. 537, 3, pl. XXXVII, 7; Lianta 316; Hendy pl. 36, 11; SBCV 2155; Sommer 72.6; Wroth BMC -; Ratto -, F, uneven strike with weak area, light deposits, marks, areas of porosity, ragged squared flan, Lydia, Magnesia ad Sipylum (Manisa, Turkey) mint, weight 2.473g, maximum diameter 19.7mm, die axis 180o, anonymous, 1227 - 1261(?); obverse cross decorated with pellets, I-C / X-C (Greek abbreviation: Ihsoús Xristós - Jesus Christ) in quarters; reverse large B B decorated with pellets, letter B on the right reversed and with pellets in loops; from the S. Lindner Collection; rare; SOLD










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