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Zacour, N. P.; Hazard, H. W. (ed.) / Volume VI: The impact of the Crusades on Europe
(1989)

XI: Crusader coinage with Arabic inscriptions,   pp. 421-473 PDF (5.7 MB)


Page 473

Ch. XI CRUSADER COINAGE WITH ARABIC INSCRIPTIONS 473 
for the attribution of these two little coins to the crusaders; they might
have been tokens of some sort rather than true coins. Somewhat similar is
a unique copper coin, BY 50, with an equal-armed cross, the branches ending
in fleurs-de-lys, and on the other side an Arabic inscription read as "struck
in Acre". Again, the reading is not completely satisfactory. One further
copper, BY 51, has been struck with dinar dies; it is probably a counterfeit.


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