TRANSYLVANIA, Principality. Zsigmond Báthory.
|Triton XX, Lot: 1393. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $2750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
First and second reigns, 1581-1599. AR Taler (40mm, 28.63 g, 12h). Nagybánya (Frauenbach / Baia Mare) mint. Dated 1595 (9 over 0)
. SIGISMVNDVS · Y · · BATHORI, armored half-length bust right, holding mace over right shoulder, resting left hand on hilt of sword; cross pattée to right / * PRINCEPS * TRANSYLBANIÆ * 1595 * (9 over 0), crowned coat-of-arms with angelic supporters. Resch 189; MBR 529; Davenport 8804. Near EF, toned.
From the Princeps Collection.