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Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 1040

CRUSADERS, Lusignan Kingdom of Cyprus. Catherine Cornaro. 1473-1489. AR Gros (25mm, 3.10 g, 8h).


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 1040.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Early Medieval, Silver

Sold For $ 2 250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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CRUSADERS, Lusignan Kingdom of Cyprus. Catherine Cornaro. 1473-1489. AR Gros (25mm, 3.10 g, 8h). + KΛTRΛ VENΛETΛ REN, Catharine enthroned facing, holding lis-tipped scepter and globus cruciger; P to left; double annulet stops / + IERVA V(retrograde E)m (retrograde crescent)IRI [annulet] ET [(annulet) VΛ (annulet)] MIA, Jerusalem Cross. Cf. Grierson, Coins of Medieval Europe 394 (for type, but issue of Henry II); M&P Type B, 11 (dies B2/e); Metcalf, Crusades, –; cf. Schlumberger, pl. VII, 26 (for type); CCS 174. Toned. VF. Rare.

From the Richard A. Jourdan Collection of Medieval European Coins, purchased from Charles H. Wolfe, III.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part II will be held Wednesday morning, 15 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.