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Lot 30300

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30300
Date 1611
Country Transylvania
Service Catalog # 261951
Description Gabriel Bathori gold Ducat 1611-CV, Klausenburg mint, KM62, Fr-336, AU55 NGC. Obv. Bust right dividing C-V. Rev. Bathori coat of arms. A bit softly struck, with no noteworthy imperfections and some original mint luster remaining.? Gabriel Bathori, an oppressive ruler, was finally overthrown when his general, Gabriel Bethlen (also known as Bethlen Gabor), joined the forces opposing him. Upon fleeing, he was eventually caught and assassinated. Ex: ?Colonel? E.H.R. Green; Green Estate? Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson. Realized $4,406.25. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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