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ID number:  BIRBI-CR063
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Bohemond VII; Tripoli
Denomination:  Gros
Place made:  Tripoli
Culture:  Medieval
Date made:  1275-1287
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  4.26
Provenance:  Barber acquisition. Astarte12th December 2002, lot 1141; ex Johns Hopkins University Collection; ex Garrett Collection, bought Bank Leu 1984, lot 998.

Description:  Obverse: central ross in border of crescents with circle of points around, without which legend in circle of points. Reverse: three-columned gatehouse in border of crescents in circle of points, legend around in circle of points.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + SϵPTIMVS: BoϵMVNDVS : COMES (The Seventh Count Bohemond). Reverse: + CIVITAS : TRIPOLIS : SVRIϵ (City of Tripoli in Syria).

Bibliography:  CCS p. 175 no. 26

2 Related People

Roman; Frankish

Bohemond VII
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