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1250-1310 Greece, Billon Denier - Coin of the Crusades NGC VF Story Vault

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1250-1310 Greece, Billon Denier - Coin of the Crusades NGC VF Story Vault

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Why purchase this Coin of the Crusades Greek Billon Denier struck 1250-1310?

The Crusades were a series of religious wars sanctioned by the Pope, which took place 1096-1487. This Denier was minted in Greece, during the years 1250-1310, for the purpose of paying the Knights of the Crusades for their service. The coin measures approximately 18-22 mm in diameter, weighing about 0.8 grams, struck from Billon, which is a metallic alloy composed primarily of bronze coated with a light wash of silver.

Beautiful Symbolic Details

The coin's obverse portrays a cross, the emblem worn by the Knights in the Crusading armies, which eventually came to represent the Crusades. The image is surrounded by an inscription naming the title and name of the issuer.

The reverse illustrates a simplified image of a castle with three vertical towers. Inscription represents the name of the issuing Greek region.

Very Fine Billon Denier of the Crusades in a Story Vault Package

This 1250-1310 Greek Billon Denier Coin of the Crusades has been authenticated, graded Very Fine (VF) by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and encapsulated in an NGC holder with grading certification label. A coin of this grade will exhibit some definition of design details and lettering, along with obvious wear, flattening on all of the highest points. The coin is presented in an innovative clear Story Vault display case, along with a story card describing the coin's origin during the years of the Crusades.

This Coin of the Crusades will make an impressive addition to your coin collection!


Year of Issue:1250-1310
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:VF
Packaging:Story Vault
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