25 May 1999
Henry of Flanders, emperor of the Romans (1206-1216), the emperor seated on a bakkless throne, wearing crown and imperial robes,, holding sceptre in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left, circular inscription between two borders of dots **, rev. the emperor on horseback, galloping to the right, wearing helmet and holding sword and shield, circular inscription **, 70.84g. (ZV 112b; cf.Schlumberger, Mlanges, pp.90-91, no.1, and Schlumberger-Blanchet, Orient latin, pp.167-168), a scrape on the reverse, otherwise very fine
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