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ITALY, Kingdom of Sicily, Henry VI alone (A.D. 1194-1197), billon (25% silver) dirham fraction or quarter tercenarius, Palerno Mint issued December 1194-1195, (.53 g), obv. Arabic legend in Nashki script, (Caesar Augustus), rev. in three lines, Z/REX/SICIL, (MEC 477-478, Spahr 2 [RR], Biaggi 1780); Frederick II (1197-1250), billon denarius (0.74 g) issued 1243, obv. head right, rev. eagle (MEC 565ff, Spahr 128, Biaggi 1260); Conradin, (1254-1258), billon denarius (0.44 g), obv. Omega over CR, rev. cross, (MEC 595A, Spahr 175, Biaggi 1273); Manfred, (1258-1265), billon denarius, Messina mint, (0.77 g), obv. Tau between three pellets, rev. cross, (MEC 614, Spahr 211, Biaggi 1281); Charles I of Anjou, (1266-1285), billon follaro, Brindisi mint, (0.51 g), obv. Omega over KAR, pellet below, rev. cross with lys in each angle, (MEC 660, Spahr 50, Biaggi 498); James I, (1285-1296), billon denarius, Messina mint, (0.58 g), obv.crowned head left, rev. cross within inner circle, (MEC 769, Spahr 11, Biaggi 1309). Fine - very fine, all rare - very rare. (6)
All come in flips with descriptive text by Noble Numismatics, several have the original collector tickets added.
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ITALY, Kingdom of Sicily, Henry VI alone (A.D. 1194-1197), billon (25% silver) dirham fraction or ...