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Research Coins: Printed Auction

 
Triton XX, Lot: 1391. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $2000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

TRANSYLVANIA, Principality. Zsigmond Báthory. First and second reigns, 1581-1599. AR Taler (41mm, 29.56 g, 12h). Nagybánya (Frauenbach / Baia Mare) mint. Dated 1591. ·:· SIGISMVNDVS · · BATHORI ·:·, armored half-length bust right, holding mace over right shoulder, resting right hand on hilt of sword / ·:· PRINCEPS · TRANSSYLVANIÆ · 1591, crowned coat-of-arms with angelic supporters. Cf. Resch 81-3 (apparently unlisted die varietiey); cf. MBR 413-5 (same); Davenport 8802. Good VF, toned, removed from mount, scratches in fields.


From the Princeps Collection.