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Huszár 618, Pohl 175-5, Unger 485e, Réthy II 156, Weszerle B-VIII-9
Hungary. János Hunyadi (Governor, 1446-1453). AR denar, .14-14.5 mm.

Obv: TEMPORE– • IOhAnIS •, Patriarchal cross, h-c/X (privy mark) in fields.

Rev: + M • REGnI • VnGARIE[•], Shield with Árpádian stripes.

The type was struck in 1446 (per Pohl, Huszár & Unger). This privy mark was struck in in Hermanstadt (now Sibiu, Romania) by Christophorus de Florentia, kammergraf (per Pohl).

Huszár/Pohl rarity rating 6. This obverse legend is not recorded in Huszár, Pohl or Unger, which all record the legend as TEMPORE–IO • GVBER. This legend appears to be common on the coins of the type issued in Hermanstadt and bearing this privy mark.
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quadrans  [Jun 01, 2014 at 05:21 PM]
Nice piece..