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Ancient Nomos Art is a museum of galleries exhibiting ancient coins and ancient mint maps. The coin gallery displays the diverse art and history of hand-crafted ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Persian and Medieval coinage. The ancient mints mapping gallery features Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Asia Minor and Medieval mint city regions and territories. Visitor's are welcome to explore, study and enjoy Ancient Nomos Art.

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Medieval Flanders – 1367 AD

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Obverse: Helmeted Lion standing (perhaps seated) left wearing crowned helmet with elaborate lion-headed crest.
Reverse: Composite cross fleurée with D at center; F L A N letters in the quarter angles within a poly-lobed tressure.

LEGEND
Obv: LV – DOVICVS DEI GRA COM’ Ƶ DNS FLANDR – IE, Helmeted Lion standing left wearing crowned helmet with elaborate lion-headed crest and before ornate spired (Gothic baldaquin) throne. Legend, FLANDRES, in exergue. Rev: Voided composite cross fleurée with D at center; F L A N letters in the quarter angles; all within poly-lobed tressure.

 

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The historical information for the above Medieval Flanders Gehelmde gouden leeuw (golden Lion d’Or) exhibits are currently in review. Please come back to visit this item again in the next few weeks.

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DOCUMENTATION
Value: Gehelmde Gouden Leeuw. Metal: AV Gold. Weight: 5.40 grams. Mint: Gand (Ghent) mint. Date: 1365-1367 & 1370 AD.
Attribution: Jean Elsen 28; Delmonte, Or 460; De Mey, Flanders 196; Friedberg 157; Coll. Vernier 13. Photo courtesy Classical Numismatic Group.

Legend, Documentation and Attribution

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