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Wallachia, Balkans, Mircea I cel BatrÓn (the Elder), 1386 - 1394 and 1397 - 1418
Grandfather of Dracula! Mircea I was described as the "bravest and ablest of the Christian princes," by the historian Leunclavius. He was father to Vlad II Dracul and grandfather of Mircea II, Vlad Tepes, Vlad Calugarul and Radu the Handsome, all rulers of Wallachia. His grandson, Vlad Tepes (the Impaler), one of the most notorious leaders in history, was the inspiration for Bram Stoker's "Dracula."
SH49487. Silver ducat, cf. Buzdugan Type
IIb, 196 - 205, gVF, weight
0.471g, maximum diameter
13.9mm, die axis
Mircea standing facing, crowned, spear in right, globus cruciger
in left; reverse eagle
standing left, head
right, standing on helmet resting on shield
Catalog current as of Friday, May 24, 2019.
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