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Lot 30738


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Type Coin
Title Lot 30738
Date 1342-82
Country Hungary
Service Catalog # 759023
Denomination Goldgulden
Description Ludwig I (1342-82) Goldgulden 1354-57, Fr-4, Huszar-512, Rethy-63, XF45 NGC. Obv. + LODOVICVS : D?I : GRACIA : R?X, arms of Hungary-Anjou in hexalobe within beaded border; pellets in angles. Rev. ? S IOHA | NNES B (Crown) ?, St. John standing facing, his right hand outstretched and a scepter in his left; at his left foot a Saracen head faces left. This is the last of the imitative goldgulden issued in Hungary before the introduction of the St. Ladislaus type. The coin is bright with a slightly ragged edge along "IOHA" in the legend. The centers are a touch soft but the legends and peripheral device details are quite clear. Realized $998.75. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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