This 9th issue in the Crusaders series will be another interesting historical coin.
The Ninth Crusade, which is sometimes grouped with the Eighth Crusade, is commonly considered to be the last major medieval Crusade to the Holy Land. It took place in 1271-1272. Louis IX of France’s failure to capture Tunis in the Eighth Crusade led Henry III of England’s son Edward to sail to Acre in what is known as the Ninth Crusade. The Ninth Crusade saw several impressive victories for Edward over Baibars. Ultimately the Crusade did not so much fail as withdraw, since Edward had pressing concerns at home and felt unable to resolve the internal conflicts within the remnant Outremer territories. It is arguable that the Crusading spirit was nearly ”extinct”, by this period as well. It also foreshadowed the imminent collapse of the last remaining crusader strongholds along the Mediterranean coast.
Key selling points
- Highly detailed coins with common obverse on all coin
- Subscription schema possible
- Antique finish which makes the coin very interesting to see
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|Face Value||5 Dollars|
|Scope of Delivery||Capsule, Box / Case, Certificate of Authenticity|
|Special Features||Antique Finish|
All coins in the Holy Crusades series
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