Islamic/Ayyubid; Salah ad-Din al-Ayyubi "Saladin" CE 1169-1193

AE Fals, 4.27g, Damascus mint AH 587/CE 1191-1192

Balog 147

O: al-Malik/an-Nasir with fleur de lis above al-Malik and a crescent above an-Nasir
around the date of which only "500" can be clearly read.

based on the ornaments, this is clearly Balog 147

R: Yusuf/bin Ayyub in center and around duriba bi-Dimashq "struck at Damascus" 

England/Plantagenet; John Lackland CE 1199-1216

AR Cut Short Cross Penny c. CE 1207-1216

O: [HEN]RICVS RE[X]  5b type
R: short cross ILGER O[N LVNDE]

SCBC 1351
North 976/1 var.


The long awaited last volume of RCV will be available from mid-December 2014

Roman Coins & Their Values Vol. 5

The eagerly and long anticipated fifth volume in David Sear’s Roman Coins and their Values series will be available from mid December 2014.

This fifth volume contains a comprehensive listing of the Roman coinage of the period CE 337—491 together with background information on the history of each reign and the principal characteristic of its coinage. The catalogue is organised primarily by ruler with the issues then subdivided by denomination and by reverse legend and type.
Contains clear black and white photographs and up to date values for VF and EF coins, in both UK sterling and US dollars. An excellent addition to the series, and a valuable reference for any collector of this period.

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Online Addenda to SELEUCID COINS Vol I & II Now Available.