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Huszár 25; Tóth-Kiss 10.5 sigla b1.5/6; Unger 20; Réthy I 31; Frynas H.8.6; Adamovszky A36; Kovács pp. 146-147
Hungary. László/Ladislaus I (1077-1095; canonized 1192)

AR denar (average .62 g, 18-21 mm.); .53 g. 19.52 mm. max.

Obv: + LAD-ISL-AVS-REX (retrograde letters S), Long cross with small cross at each end, small cross in each angle.

Rev: [+ LADISCLAVS RE, cross with wedges in each angle], but obliterated by mirror image from obverse due to thin flan.

Struck 1083-1089 (per Gyöngyössy, whose dating has not been accepted by later catalogers and appears to be speculative) in Esztergom/Gram

Huszár rarity 8, Toth-Kiss rarity 120, Unger 35, Frynas rarity N.

Explanation of minting process resulting in reverse mirror image courtesy of József Géza Kiss (http://www.forumancientcoins.com/board/index.php?topic=114019.msg697671#msg697671 2/26/18 messages)
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peterpil19  [Feb 26, 2018 at 02:59 AM]
very interesting!
quadrans  [Feb 26, 2018 at 11:09 AM]
Nice coin, congratulation
The sigla type: 10.5.b1.5/6,