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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, Lucca – 1208 AD

Ottone IV

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Obverse: Bearded bust of Christ facing and wearing crown with fleur-de-lis.
Reverse: King (REX) Ottone IV legend with large TT monogram in center.

Obv: + OTTO RЄX, monogram TT (of Otto) in center, joined by horizontal bar. Rev: • + • S . VVLT’ • DЄ LVCA•, stylized bearded bust of Christ facing, wearing royal crown with three fleur-de-lis.



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Value: Grosso. Metal: AR Silver. Weight: 1.75 grams. Mint: Republic of Lucca. Issued in the name of Ottone IV of Brunswick. Date: circa 1208 – 1212 AD.
Attribution: CNI XI pg. 73, 1ff.; Bellesia 1A; MIR 118; Biaggi 1062.

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