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1300-1400 Austria Hall Silver Hand Heller NGC AU53 Story Vault

1300-1400 Austria Hall Silver Hand Heller NGC AU53 Story Vault
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Why add the About Uncirculated 1300-1400 Austria, Hall Silver Hand Heller to your collection?

The experts at the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) examined and encapsulated this 1300-1400 Austria, Hall Silver Hand Heller and assigned it the grade About Uncirculated 53. These coins were originally hand-struck in Hall, Austria on silver blanks but were debased with copper over time. The "Heller" denomination was the precursor to the "pennig" or penny in Germanic cultures.

Benedictions and good fortune in the design

The obverse of the coin features the image of and open hand. This is the right Hand of God as if held up in prayer. It was not typical in the Middle Ages for a body part of God to be depicted in art or coinage without inclusion of an entire body. Typical depictions of God were of an entire person. This disassociated hand was originally thought to be irreverent. Over time, when coupled with the reverse design that features the Cross, the coin became a tangible sign of Divine blessings and luck.

Attractive About Uncirculated 53 value

About Uncirculated 53 coins are detailed coins with evidence of wear or slight flatness on the highest points over more that half of the design. There may be contact marks or distractions present. Overall About Uncirculated 53 is an attractive grade for a circulated coin. Did someone say "story vault? That's right, this coin comes in a story vault holder, which not only provides further protection to the slabbed coin inside, but also provides its history, laid out as a story.

Supplies of these 1300-1400 Austria, Hall Silver Hand Hellers graded About Uncirculated 53 by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) will sell out quickly. Order yours today from ModernCoinMart!


Year of Issue:1300-1400
Mint:Austrian Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:AU53
Finish:Mint State
Packaging:Story Vault
Composition:Silver
Country:Austria
Legal Tender:Austria
Currency:Heller
Denomination:1
Obverse Design:Hand of God
Reverse Design:Cross Within Diamond Border