Ancient Byzantine Coin

1221-1254 Ad Gold Byzantine Empire John III Doukas Nicaea Hyperpyron Ngc Ch Au

1221-1254 Ad Gold Byzantine Empire John III Doukas Nicaea Hyperpyron Ngc Ch Au
1221-1254 Ad Gold Byzantine Empire John III Doukas Nicaea Hyperpyron Ngc Ch Au
1221-1254 Ad Gold Byzantine Empire John III Doukas Nicaea Hyperpyron Ngc Ch Au

1221-1254 Ad Gold Byzantine Empire John III Doukas Nicaea Hyperpyron Ngc Ch Au

REVERSE: JOHN III FACING AND WEARING THE LOROS AND HOLDING THE LABARUM AND AKAKIA, BEING CROWNED AND BLESSED BY THE VIRGIN MARY. SCYPHATE (CUP SHAPED) COIN CONTAINS 4.7 GRAMS OF.

26 TO 29 MM IN DIAMETER. MAGNESIA MINT NICAEA WAS THE LARGEST OF THE STATES REORGANIZED BY THE BYZANTINE ARISTOCRACY AFTER THE FALL OF CONSTANTINOPLE TO VENETIAN AND WESTERN EUROPEAN LATIN CHRISTIANS DURING THE FOURTH CRUSADE. EMPEROR JOHN III DUCAS IS CONSIDERED TO HAVE BEEN A SUCCESFUL AND WISE RULER.

HE LAID THE GROUNDWORK FOR THE RECOVERY OF CONSTANTINOPLE FROM THE LATINS, MAINTAINED PEACFUL TERMS WITH THE BULGARS AND THE RUM SULTANATE AND ENGAGED IN DIPLOMACY WITH THE HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE AND THE PAPACY. HE SUFFERED FROM EPILEPSY, BUT WAS AN ABLE MILITARY LEADER WHO EXPANDED HIS EMPIRE INTO EUROPE AND THE AEGEAN.

We cannot declare any package as a "gift", sampleetc. The item "1221-1254 AD GOLD BYZANTINE EMPIRE JOHN III DOUKAS NICAEA HYPERPYRON NGC CH AU" is in sale since Monday, August 15, 2016. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Ancient\Byzantine (300-1400 AD)". The seller is "rarecoincollector" and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Certification: NGC
  • Grade: CHOICE AU


1221-1254 Ad Gold Byzantine Empire John III Doukas Nicaea Hyperpyron Ngc Ch Au