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Random Date (c. 1450-1620) Hungary Madonna & Child Silver Denar NGC AU53 Story Vault

Random Date (c. 1450-1620) Hungary Madonna & Child Silver Denar NGC AU53 Story Vault
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Why add this Silver Madonna and Child Hungarian Denar in Story Vault Holder to your collection?

The silver Denar with the Madonna and Child motif, known as "Maddonnenmunzen," was introduced during the reign of King Matthias Corvinus (1458-1490), replacing the previous "shield coin" design, and continued to be struck in Hungary until the early 17th century. The coin was the first of Hungarian coinage to portray such imagery, and among the first coinage of the period to include a full date. The coins were hand struck by Magyar craftsmen, with a weight of 0.5-0.6g and a diameter of 15-16mm.

Classic image of Madonna and Child

The focal point of the obverse is the gorgeous image of the Madonna holding the child Jesus in her arms, the Kremnica Mint mark "K" and "B" in the field areas beside her. "PATRONA VNGARIE" (the Patron Saint of Hungary) borders the image.

A shield divided into four parts, representing the Hungarian Royal Coat of Arms adorns the reverse, surrounded by the ruling monarch's name and title, and the date, if the coin was struck before 1570.

NGC About Uncirculated 53

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has graded this beautiful example of a Random Date (c. 1450-1620) Hungary Denar Silver Madonna and Child an About Uncirculated 53; the coin will exhibit full detailing, with slight wear evident on more than 50% of the design elements. The silver Denar is protected by an NGC holder with the official certification label and 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.

Add this gorgeous Madonna and Child Silver Denar of Hungary to your collection today!


Year of Issue:c. 1450-1620
Mint:Kremnica Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:AU53
Finish:Mint State
Composition:Silver
Country:Hungary
Legal Tender:Hungary
Currency:Denar
Denomination:1