An extremely rare issue struck under Baldwin I or Baldwin II
Lot 1443
CRUSADERS. Edessa. Baldwin I (?), 1098-1100. Follis (Bronze, 25 mm, 8.90 g). Nimbate bust of Christ facing; in fields IC - XC. Rev. Jewelled cross on steps; in angles, B/A/Δ/[N]. Malloy 1b. Metcalf, p. 33, Class 1. Porteous 1. Extremely rare. About very fine.


From a collection of Arab-Byzantine and Crusader coins, formed in the 1990s.

It is unclear whether this type was struck under Baldwin I or by his cousin Baldwin II, who became the ruler of Edessa in 1100 after Baldwin I had become the King of Jerusalem.
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75 CHF
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750 CHF
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