Crusaders, Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem. AV Imitation Bezant, 11th-12th centuries. Imitating a dinar of the Fatimid caliph al-Amir. Acre mint, ND. First phase, struck 1148/59. "Al-Imam al-Mansur" in two lines; pseudo-cufic legend imitating name and titles in inner margin and mint formula in outer margin / "al/ghaya" in two lines, pseudo-cufic legend. Balog & Yvon 26a-b; Metcalf, Crusades -. 3.50g, 24mm, 8h.
Holed and repaired, evidence of mounting otherwise Near Very Fine.
From the collection of a Student. Very Fine.