Cologne Archbishopric, Engelbert II; AR Denar
Description: Cologne Archbishopric, Engelbert II Graf von Berg (1216 - 1225). AR Denar. Bishop enthroned / City walls with church towers
Diameter: AR16 mm
Weight: 1,34 g
Attribution: Hävernick 621
Commentary: good metal, sharp details, obverse slightly off-center, clear legends
History: Engelbert was devoted to maintaining justice and law in his archbishopric what brought him into conflict with the noble members of his family, who assasinated him on the way to Cologne stabbing him 47 times.
Article Number: 053-04-03-41652