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Huszár 841, Pohl 255-38, Unger 673u, Réthy II 306A, dated 1527
Hungary. Louis II (Lajos II in Hun.) (1516-1526). AR denar, ): .64 g., 15.83 mm. max., 180°

Obv: 1527 * LVDOVICVS ◦ R ◦ VNGAR *, shield w/ Árpádian stripes, patriarchal cross, Dalmatian leopard heads, Bohemian lion, & Polish eagle in escutcheon in center.

Rev: PATRONA * --* VNGARIE, Crowned Madonna w/ infant Jesus to her right, L-K flanking.

The type was struck 1516-1527 (per Huszár, Pohl & Unger). This privy mark was struck in Kremnitz (Körmöcbánya, in Hun., now Kremnica, Slovakia) and was a posthumous issue of Louis II (per Pohl). Louis II died on August 29, 1526 when he drowned while fleeing from the Turks after the carnage of the battle of Mohács.

Huszár/Pohl rarity rating 3.
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quadrans  [Mar 16, 2015 at 05:14 AM]
Nice pice..
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