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Home > Catalog > Medieval & Modern Coins > Bulgaria > ME47719
Second Bulgarian Empire, Ivan Shishman, 1371 - 1395 A.D.
Ivan Alexander divided his kingdom between his two sons. Ivan Shishman inherited the central portion of Bulgaria with the capital Tarnovo. In 1393, after three-month siege, Tarnovo fell to the Ottoman Empire. Ivan Shishman continued to rule in Nikopol as an Ottoman vassal but Sultan Bayezit I had him beheaded on June 3, 1395.
ME47719. Silver grosch, reduced weight; Youroukova-Penchev 128; Moushmov 7454, pl. LXV 8, EF, Tarnovo mint, weight 0.662g, maximum diameter 15.5mm, die axis 180o, c. 1380 - 1393 A.D.; obverse half length figure of Virgin Orans facing, infant Christ's head facing at Her breast, M - Θ (Greek abbreviation: Mother of God) across field; reverse Czar standing facing, cruciform scepter in left, legend and monograms around; SOLD











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