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Lot 30298

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30298
Date 1606
Country Transylvania
Service Catalog # 261936
Description Stephan Bocskai Gold Ducat 1606-CV, Klausenburg mint, KM30, Fr-316, XF45 NGC. Obv. Bust of Stephan Bocskai right. Rev. Lion and serpent in inner circle, with date. A rare one-year type. Softly struck in the central areas with a slightly wavy flan. Bocskai was a Hungarian Calvinist, and a Prince of Transylvania. He led a revolt against the Holy Roman Emperor's plan to impose Catholicism on Hungary. Ex: ?Colonel? E.H.R. Green; Green Estate? Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson. Realized $3,055.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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