Coin 2772 - an AR Denier of Richard I struck 1189-1199 AD in Poitou Comte
Obverse: + RICARDVS REX; around Cross
Reverse: PIC / TAVIE / NSIS in three lines
Coin Summary
This coin is an AR Denier struck 1189-1199 AD in Poitou Comte

It weighs 0.94 grammes and measures 19 millimeters in diameter. The die axis is unknown.

It is classified as European Medieval (Kingdom of England) and belongs to petterkr

The coins struck by Richard the Lionheart in his French possession are the only coins to bear his name. His English coinage was struck in the name of his father HENRICVS. Richard I was a key leader in the Third Crusade. He captured Cyprus, and aided in the capture of Acre in 1191 AD. He also defeated Saladin's forces at the Battle of Arsuf in Septemberof 1191, and fought the great kurdish general to a stalemate. He and Saladin finally came to a settlement in September 1192 AD which included an agreement allowing Christian access to Jerusalem. It also included a three-year truce.
B. 424; P.A. 2505; Elias 8; D. 920