Isabella de Villehardouin - Princess of Achaea 1297-1301

Obverse Reverse

This is a billon Crusader denier of Isabelle de Villehardouin who ruled as Princess of Achaea from 1297 - 1301. (Achaea was in what is now Greece and was "on the way" to the Holy Land) The obverse states + YSABELLA P*ACH (Isabella, Princess of Achaea) surrounding a short cross. The reverse shows the "Castle Tournois" surrounded by *DE CLARENCIA (of Glarentza). This is one of the few medieval coins minted under female authority. This is in G toVG (Good to Very Good) condition.

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