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Antioch, King Bohemond III (1149-1163) Silver Denier NGC AU58 Story Vault

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Why purchase this Prince Bohemond III of Antioch Silver Denier?

After the First Crusade, the Principality of Antioch was established in 1098 by Western European Crusaders as a short-lived feudal Christian state. This Denier was struck in Antioch, 1149-1163, in the name of Bohemond III, while under the regency of his mother Constance, with a weight of approximately 0.90 gram and a diameter measuring about 17 mm. Once Bohemond reached the age of majority, Constance attempted to retain power but was forced off the throne by the Antiochene noblemen.

Classic Crusaders Style Design Elements

A cross Pattee is featured at the center of the reverse, the symbol worn by the Crusaders, framed by a circle and inscription naming the Crusader state of issue, "ANTIOCHIA."

A simplified, cartoon-like portrayal of Bohemond III is located on the obverse, within a circle, framed by the inscription "BOAMVNDVS," which translates as Bohemond.

NGC About Uncirculated 58 in Story Vault Display

This 1149-1163 Antioch Silver Denier featuring the image of Prince Bohemond III is graded About Uncirculated (AU) 58 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). Encased in an NGC holder with certification label, this gently circulated coin is of overall average quality. The coin exhibits a fully detailed design with slight friction on the highest elements while maintaining most its original Mint luster. The coin is presented in an attractive Story Vault case along with an information card containing a brief narrative of the Crusades.

Don't miss your chance to add this gorgeous artifact of Crusades history to your collection!

Year of Issue:1149-1163
Grading Service:NGC
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