, Latin Crusader Rule, 12 April 1204 - 25 July 1261 A.D.
For 57 years after the crusader armies sacked the city, Constantinople was ruled by Latin princes. This coin is from the Balkan Hoard published in Un Trésor Balkanique de Monnaies Byzantines Et Latines Du XIIIème Siècle by Céderic . The of the emperor on the of this coin is enlarged on page 90.BZ84804. aspron , A, 1.2, 62 (this coin); 2044; 11.1.3, 12; 68.21; pl. LII, 30; A (small module), pl. 29, 1, VF, green , highlighting earthen deposits, not fully struck, tiny , light cleaning scratches, 0.720 g, maximum 20.4 mm, 180o, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, c. 1215 - 1240; MP − ΘY, the Virgin seated facing, , holds the of infant Christ on her breast with both , wearing tunic and ; emperor standing facing, long or in right hand, in left hand, wearing , , collar-piece, and ; $50.00 (€44.50)
Nagidos, , c. 380 - 360 B.C.
This is the plate coin.
Nagidos, a colony of Samos, was located in on a at the mouth of the Sini Cay (Bozyazi Dere) near modern Bozyazi in Mersin Province, Turkey. Nagidos minted coins with a grape cluster as a symbol of the city, some with both Greek and Aramaic inscriptions, and one bearing the name of the Persian Pharnabazus. Aphrodite appears most often on the coins, indicating her sanctuary was the most important in the city. Alexander the Great conquered in 133 B.C. After his death, briefly came under Seleucid rule. About 270 B.C., the Ptolemaic Empire conquered . When the city of Arsinoe was founded on land claimed by Nagidos, the Nagidians refused to recognize the settlers. To resolve the dispute, Nagidos was designated as the mother city and the citizens of both shared a single citizenship. came under Seleucid rule in 197 B.C. Nagidos was abandoned in the middle of the second century B.C., possibly due to attacks by the Cilician pirates.SH13725. Silver
, supplement 1 (this coin), 179, cf. 24, 21 (similar, different controls), aEF, fantastic rainbow , flat strike on faces, 10.694 g, maximum 24.3 mm, 0o, Nagidos (Bozyazi, Turkey) mint, c. 365 B.C.; Aphrodite enthroned left, in outstretched right, standing behind; NAΓI∆IKΩN, Dionysos standing left, bunch of vine with bunch of grapes in right, in left, left; SOLD
Athens, , II , c. 353 - 350 B.C.
This coin is from the hoard containing at least 76 Athenian-type owls, both Athenian issues and Egyptian and Levantine imitations, and two silver "dumps" cataloged and discussed by G. , in "A New Athenian "Owl" and Bullion Hoard from the Near East" in AJN 16-17 (2004-05), pp. 47-61, and pl. 6-13. The hoard is rumored to have come from the western coast of the Arabian Peninsula.SH66390. Silver
, p. 53 and pl. 7, 17 (this coin); p. 243, fig. 6; pl. 20, 13; 1475 ff.; 91 ff., F, one cut on the , two cuts on the , 17.024 g, maximum 21.2 mm, 270o, Athens mint, c. 353 - 294 B.C.; of right with eye seen in true profile, wearing crested helmet ornamented with three olive leaves and floral scroll; owl standing right, facing, to right AΘE in large lettering, to left olive sprig and crescent; plate coin ; SOLD
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