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Huszár 479, Pohl 36-2, Unger 378a, Réthy II 8, Frynas H.24.31
Hungary. Károly Róbert/Charles Robert (1307-1342)

AR denar (average weight 0.804 g. per Pohl); .82 g., 14.70 mm. max., 180°

Obv: Rev: King enthroned with scepter and imperial orb, lily on left and patriarchal cross on right.

Rev: + KA[ROLV]S : REX : V[n]GhARIE, two-part shield with Angevin fleur-de-lis and Árpádian stripes.

Issued in Esztergom, possibly by Nicholas Szatmári (per Pohl), possibly in 1334 (per Pohl and Gyöngyössy) or in 1333 (per Huszár, Unger, Frynas and Gyöngyössy).

Frynas identifies the side with the king as the reverse whereas all other sources refer to that side as the obverse.

Referred to in the contemporary sources as a "banalis strigoniensis" (Strigoniensis + Esztergom in Latin)

Huszár/Pohl rarity rating 6, Unger rarity 60+, Frynas rarity R.
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quadrans  [Nov 13, 2019 at 08:46 PM]
Nice piece..
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