All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre AD 1000 item #1347802 (stock #ECC.madalb)
Biblical Artifacts
$70.00
Hungary was among the last kingdoms in Central Europe to adopt Christianity, resisting conversion until the reign of St. Stephen in 1038 CE. But the Magyars took to the new religion with great zeal, as evidenced by these silver denar coins featuring the image of the Madonna and child.

A bulwark against the encroaching Muslim forces, medieval Hungary was almost constantly at war with the Ottoman Turks, who sought to bring Islam to Central and Western Europe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre 1700 item #1347801 (stock #ECC.madonna)
Biblical Artifacts
$110.00
Known as “Maddonnenmunzen”, to differentiate them from earlier medieval Hungarian “Shield Coins”, the new design heralded the beginning of the Renaissance in Hungary. Unlike earlier European medieval coins, this coin type was one of the first to feature a full date, although it is commonly obscured or off the flan due to the crude manufacturing methods. When visible, some show dates below the Madonna, while others (before 1570) are dated above the Coat of Arms...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre 1492 item #1347771 (stock #ECC.vs.)
Biblical Artifacts
$395.00
In 1199, a troop of rough-and-tumble French nobleman decided to heed new Pope Innocent III’s call for a Crusade. Doge Enrico Dandolo of Venice, in his 80s and almost blind, agreed to supply the Frenchmen with ships, food, and material, in exchange for a payment up front and a percentage of the spoils of war. Venice ceased all other production, and spent a year preparing for the Crusade...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre 1492 item #1347763 (stock #ECC.crusader)
Biblical Artifacts
$475.00
Because they began as a quest by “pious” Christians to liberate the Holy Land from Muslim “infidels,” the Crusades are often imagined as a series of conflicts between two clear and well-defined antagonists—Christianity vs. Islam. In actuality, the battle lines were more complex. The Franks who came from Western Europe at the behest of the Pope were often at odds with the Byzantines...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre AD 1000 item #1341784 (stock #WC.94)
Biblical Artifacts
$1,200.00
c. 12th-15th Century CE

Obverse: Cross within circle. Inscription around.

Reverse: Various motifs representing the kingdom or house. Script around.

Conditions: Fine to Very Fine

Weight: .51-1.05 g; Diameter: 13.5-19.6 mm

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Ships from the United States.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre AD 1000 item #1326999 (stock #WC.39)
Biblical Artifacts
$350.00
Jerusalem Mint; 1163-1173 CE

Obverse: AMALRICVS REX, annulet stop at beginning of legend. Cross with annulets in second and third quarters.

Reverse: +DE IERVSALEM. Church of the Holy Sepulcher.

In fine condition. Type 3a

Weight: 1.06g; Diameter: 18.6mm

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From a private American collection. Ships from the United States.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre 1492 item #1277509 (stock #CS217)
Biblical Artifacts
$250.00
Pietro Gradenigo as Doge of Venice (1289-1311 AD)

Obverse: Doge and St. Mark facing, both holding pendant flag between them. St. Mark, nimbate and holding gospel in his right hand. PE GRADENIGO SM VENETI. D|V|X between figures.

Reverse: Christ Pantokrator, enthroned and nimbate. . IC| XC in field.

In fine condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre 1492 item #1277508 (stock #CS191)
Biblical Artifacts
$200.00
Antonio Venier as Doge of Venice (AD 1382-1400)

Obverse: Doge and St. Mark facing, holding pendant flag between them. St. Mark, nimbate and holding gospel in his right hand. ANTO VENERIO SM VENETI. D|V|X between figures. Stars in field.

Reverse: Christ, enthroned and nimbate, frontal facing, holding the book of gospels...