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Coins of Lithuania

Kingdom of Lithuania, Stephen Bathory of Poland, 1 May 1576 - 12 December 1586

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Stephen BŠthory is considered to be one of the most illustrious elected kings of Poland. During his reign the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth was the largest and one of the most populous states in Europe.
ME59092. Silver 3 groschen, Gumowski 752, VF, weight 2.221 g, maximum diameter 20.9 mm, die axis 270o, Vilnius mint, 1580; obverse STEP D G REX / III / PO M D LI, crowned bust right, III in oval below; reverse GROS ARG / TRIP M D / LITVA / 15 (Bathory family crest) 80, eagle facing with wings open and horseman charging left (symbols of Poland and Lithuania), above inscription in three lines and date; SOLD


Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Sigismund I the Old, 1506 - 1548 A.D.

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Sigismund I, of the Jagiellon dynasty, was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1506 - 1544. He died at 81 years old.
ME59118. Silver half groschen, Kopicki 3137, VF, weight 1.206 g, maximum diameter 20.1 mm, die axis 135o, Vilna mint, 1512; obverse + mOnETA ∑ SIGISmVnDI : 1Z, knight riding left on horseback, reins in left, sword in right; reverse + mAGnI ∑ DVCIS ∑ LITVAnIE, imperial eagle facing, wings spread, head left; SOLD


Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Sigismund II Augustus, 1548 - 1572 A.D.

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ME55711. Silver 2 denars, Kopicki 3231, aVF, weight 0.545 g, maximum diameter 14.6 mm, die axis 180o, 1570; obverse knight riding left on horseback, reins in left, sword in right, II (denomination) below; reverse 1570, crowned monogram; SOLD







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REFERENCES

Gumowski, M. Handbuch der Polnischen Numismatik. (Graz, 1960).
Ivanauskas, E. Coins of Lithuania 1386-2009. (Vilnius, 2009).
Ivanauskas, E. & R.J. Douchis. Coins of Lithuania, 1386-1707. (Vilnius, 1999).
Kopicki, E. Ilustrowany Skorowidz PieniÍdzy Polskich i z Polska Zwiazanych. (Warsaw, 1995).
Krause, C. & C. Mishler. Standard Catalog of World Coins. (Iola, WI, 2010 - ).

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