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Huszár 14 var.; Tóth-Kiss 7.1 sigla b3.1/14; Unger 8; Réthy I 19; Frynas H.6.1; Adamovszky A20, Kovács pp.114-115
Hungary. Salamon/Solomon (1063-1074).

AR denomination unknown (per Huszár and Adamovsky) or denar (per Tóth-Kiss, Unger, Frynas, and Gyöngyössy) (average .70 g., 16.5-20 mm.); .65 g., 17.59 mm. max., 180°

Obv: S-ALOM-ONI RE-X, Crowned, kneeling figure of king facing.

Rev: VDVNNONENI (bungled PANNONENI + A), around globus cruciger, cross with four wedges in center.

Struck in Esztergom, ca. 1070 (per Gyöngyössy, whose dating has not been accepted by later catalogers and appears to be speculative).

Huszár rarity R1. Toth-Kiss rarity 250, Unger rarity 100, Frynas rarity S.
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