|Area/Ruler:||Crusaders -Tripoli: Count Bohemund VII|
|Reigned:||1275 AD - 1287 AD|
|Obverse:||Triple-towered castle facade, towers and walls crenelated; all within tressure of twelve arcs."+CIVITAS : TRIPOLIS : SYRIE"|
|Reverse:||Cross pattée within tressure of twelve arcs. " + SEPTIMVS : BOEMVNDVS : COMES"|
|Reference:||Metcalf 500; Schl. IV, 22|
Bohemond VII of Tripoli (1275 - 1287)
The County of Tripoli (1109-1289) was the last of the Crusader states. It was founded in the Levant in the modern-day region of Tripoli, northern Lebanon and parts of western Syria which supported an indigenous population of Christians, Druze and Muslims. When the Christian Crusaders - mostly Frankish forces - captured the region in 1109, Bertrand of Toulouse became the first Count of Tripoli as a vassal of King Baldwin I of Jerusalem. From that time, the rule of the county was decided not strictly by inheritance but by factors such as military force (external and civil war), favour and negotiation. In 1289 the County of Tripoli fell to Sultan Qalawun of the Muslim Mamluks of Cairo. The county was absorbed into Mamluk Egypt.
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