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Lot 30742

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30742
Date 1458-90
Country Hungary
Service Catalog # 757890
Denomination 1GG
Description Matthias I Corvinus (1458-90) Goldgulden 1482-88, Hermannstadt mint, Fr-22, Huszar-680, Rethy-208A, UNC Details (Tooled) NGC. Obv. + M?ThI?S D | GR VnG?RI?, seated figures of Madonna and child, a raven with a ring in its beak below. Rev. o S L?DISL | ?VS R?X, St. Ladislaus standing facing, an axe in his right hand and an orb in his left; h-T on either side. The tooling referred to by NGC can be found found in the obverse fields around the Madonna. Despite the damage, this remains an appealing example of the popular Corvinus issues with a particularly sharp reverse portrait of St. Ladislaus. Ex: ?Colonel? E.H.R. Green; Green Estate? Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson. Realized $1,057.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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