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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, France – 1222 AD

Raymond VII

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Medieval, France – 1222 AD

Obverse: Small cross + in legend, I’ΛWVIVWD (WD ligature), central cross having entasis and spindle bars.
Reverse: Small cross + in legend, ΛW •θ• WE (WE ligature) CI, crozier fuselée between Roman numerals VII.

Obv: + I’ΛWVIVWD (WD ligature), deciphered as RAMVIVMD. Central cross having entasis and spindle bars; beaded border between legend. Rev : + ΛW • (θ with long cross bar) • WE (WE ligature) CI, E in legend with long cross bars, deciphered as ALIBMIECI. Crozier fuselée between II Roman numerals, V (five) numeral below; beaded border between legend.



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The ANAM Special Features gallery takes a closer look at the medieval silver denier issued by Raymond VII, grandson of Henry II of England, minted in the Chateâuneuf de Bonafos (Albi) during the historic anti-materialist Catharism reform movement and subsequent Crusade and inquisition by Pope Innocent III. To view the Special Features coin exhibit, please use the following link: Medieval Crusade Against Catharism” Exhibit

Value: Denier. Metal: AR Silver. Weight: 1.05 grams. Mint: Chateâuneuf de Bonafos mint of Albi. Date: circa 1222 – 1249 AD.
Attribution: Les Études Sorguaises, Histoire de L’Atelier Monetaire de Pont-de-Sorgues, Plate VI, 16; Poey d’Avant 3898; Duplessy, Féodales 1180; Boudeau 774; Roberts 4253.

Legend, Documentation and Attribution