Ancient CRUSADERS, Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem. Bezants. 11th-12th centuries. AV (gold) Bezant (23mm, 3.75 g, 9h). a dinar of the Fatimid caliph al-Amir. Uncertain (Tyre?) mint. Second phase, struck 1148/59-1187. Beginning of caliphal titles in two lines, continuation of name and titles in inner margin; mint formula [Misr] and immobilized AH date (AH 534 [AD 1139/40]) in outer margin / al/ghaya in two lines across field, Kalima in inner margin, \"Second Symbol\" (Quran 9: 33) in outer margin. Balog & Yvon 22; Metcalf, Crusades –; CCS 9c. Good VF, toned.
- Anno / Periodo e altre specifiche
- 11th/12th century