James II AD 1460-1473 AR.Gros Coronation issued (3.44g).Dies A b.   IACOBUS  DEI  GRAIA  XX  REX  IHE, king enthroned holding naked sword in right hand and globus cruciger in left, right filed shield containing lion of Cyprus.
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James II AD 1460-1473 AR.Gros Coronation issued (3.44g).Dies A b. + IACOBUS+ DEI+ GRAIA+ XX+ REX+ IHE, king enthroned holding naked sword in right hand and globus cruciger in left, right filed shield containing lion of Cyprus.
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James II AD 1460-1473
AR.Gros Coronation issued (3.44g).Dies A b. + IACOBUS+ DEI+ GRAIA+ XX+ REX+ IHE, king enthroned holding naked sword in right hand and globus cruciger in left, right filed shield containing lion of Cyprus. R.+RUSALEM CIPRI E D ARMENIE, cross of Jerusalem. (Corpus P1.20.3 This coin). Good very fine, reverse die shift. Extremely rare.

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  • Ex.Munzen und medaillen AG list 435 No.90.
    This coin is believed to be the coronation issue of James II and first published by S.A Georgiades in Numismatic circular 1975.
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