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Live auction - fwo_612143 - HOLY GROUND - PRINCIPALITY OF ANTIOCH - RAYMOND ROUPEN Denier n.d. Antioche

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Estimate : 400 €
Price : 200 €
Maximum bid : 250 €
End of the sale : 08 September 2020 18:36:19
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Denier
Date: c. 1149-1163
Date: n.d.
Mint name / Town : Antioche
Metal : silver
Diameter : 17,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 0,91 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire légèrement treflé mais bien venu à la frappe et avec peu d’usure
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : + :R: V:°: P. I. N. V: S.
Obverse description : Buste casqué à gauche, vêtu de la cotte de mailles, le casque timbré d'une croix ; devant le buste, un croissant ; derrière, une étoile.


Reverse legend : + °A°NTI (BARRE POINTÉ) OCHI°A°+.
Reverse description : Croix cantonnée au 2 d’un croissant.
Reverse translation : (Antioche).

Historical background

HOLY LAND - principality of Antioch - RAYMOND Roupen


Antioch was the first major city to fall into the hands of the Crusaders in 1098. Bohemond of Taranto and Robert Guiscard, the Normans were formed first Principality. Raymond Roupen belonged to the large Armenian family Roupen that would give several kings in Cilicia. Raymond of Antioch was permanently expelled in 1219 by Bohemond IV.

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