Cyprus, James II; AE Sezin
Description: Crusader States, Cyprus, James II (1460 - 1473). AE Sezin. IACOBUS D GRAIAX; rampant lion left / IERUSALEM CIPRI; Jerusalem cross.
Diameter: AE17 mm
Weight: 1,92 g
Attribution: Metcalf 808 - 811 var.
Commentary: brown patina, slightly off-center
History: James was appointed by his father, king John II as a archbishop Nicosia at the age of 16; one year later he murdered the royal chamberlaine and was deprived of his archbishopric.
Article Number: 053-04-06-41652