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Valerie Fairchild

Crusader Earrings

CNJ168

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Prince Bohemund IV (1201-1233) ruled the Crusader States of Antioch and Tripoli. He was allied with the Knights Templar and strangely the Moslem Seljuk Turks. The principality suffered greatly by disputes over succession and infighting amongst neighboring Crusader States and fell in 1268.

Bohemund IV (le Cyclops) of Antioch billon denier coins as earrings. 1172 - March 1233. 24/22kt gold. Obverse: Helmeted head facing left in chainmail. Star to right, crescent to left. Reverse: Central Cross, crescent in quadrant.