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Medieval, Tripolis – 1266 AD

Tripolis County

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Obverse: Cross pattée in octilobe of four arcs and four angles with 8 outer dots between angles.
Reverse: Large eight point star in center all within a curvilinear octilobe; two dentiled borders.

LEGEND
Obv: + BOEMVNDVS : COMES (triple colon stops), Cross pattée in octilobe of arcs and angles with 8 dots between angles, two dentiled borders. Rev: + C∙I∙V∙I∙TAS : TR∙I∙POL∙I∙ (dots flanking I’s), Large eight point star within a curvilinear octilobe; two dentiled borders.

 

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DOCUMENTATION
Value: Gros (perhaps a double gros). Metal: AR Silver. Weight: 4.20 grams. Mint: County of Tripolis. Date: 1251-1275 AD.
Attribution: Schlumberger IV/19; Seltman 22; Metcalf, LE 490-493; CCS 22.

Legend, Documentation and Attribution

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