TRANSYLVANIA, Eastern Hungarian Kingdom. Ferenc I.
|Triton XX, Lot: 1381. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $3250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
As King, 1540/1551-1556. AR Taler Klippe (29x36mm, 21.20 g). First Austrian-Turkish War issue. Dated 1552
, though a later strike. Eagle facing, with wings spread, coat-of-arms on breast; above, * F * R * V * within tablet; below, 5 2 flanking crossed swords; all within square incuse stamp on rectangular flan / Blank. Resch 9; MBR 56; Davenport p. 281; cf. Maillet 2-3 (Hungary). Good VF. Very rare – none in CoinArchives.
From the Princeps Collection.