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1542 KB Hungary Ferdinand I Silver Denar - Madonna & Child NGC MS61 Story Vault

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Why add this 1542 Hungary Silver Denar in Story Vault Holder depicting Madonna and Child to your collection?

The mid-1400's introduction of the Hungarian Madonna and Child Silver Denar symbolized the onset of the Hungary's Renaissance movement. Struck with a minting date, this coin is notable for being one of the earliest dated European coins. Over the lifetime of the series, the date appeared in two positions on the coin. On coins struck before 1570, the date is located on the reverse, above the Coat of Arms, later issues are struck with the date inscribed below the Madonna's feet.

Madonna and Child in a Renaissance Style pose

The obverse image of the crowned Madonna depicts her in a seated position holding the infant Jesus, surrounded by the inscription "PATRONA VNGARIE" (the Patron Saint of Hungary). The field areas contain the letters "K" and "B," the Kremnica Mint's mark.

The Hungarian Royal Coat of Arms, a four-part shield, adorns the reverse, with a border legend proclaiming "FERDINAND D G R VNG" (Ferdinand, by the grace of God, King of Hungary), along with the date "1542."

NGC Mint State 61

This 1542 Madonna and Child Silver Denar struck for Hungarian King Ferdinand I is graded Mint State 61 by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). Enclosed in a clear story vault case, accompanied by an exciting story card with a historical narrative explaining the inspiration for the coin's design, the uncirculated coin will show no evidence of wear, but will exhibit an average strike and diminished luster, with large marks and/or multiple contact markings.

This 1542 Madonna and Child Hungarian Denar will make a beautiful addition to your silver collection!

Year of Issue:1542
Mint:Kremnica Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Finish:Mint State
Legal Tender:Hungary
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