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

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Description

Why add this beautifully preserved Hungarian Silver Denar Madonna and Child in Story Vault Holder to your collection?

The coin known as the “Maddonnenmunzen,” the Hungarian silver Denar depicting the Madonna and Child, was introduced during the reign of King Matthias Corvinus (1458-1490). The coin was the first of Hungarian coinage to portray the stunning religious image, and among the first European coinage of the period to include a full date. These silver coins were hand struck in Hungary by Magyar craftsmen until the early 17th century, with a weight of 0.5-0.6g and a diameter measurement of 15-16mm.

Incredibly detailed Madonna and Child

The obverse depicts the beautiful, iconic image of the crowned Madonna lovingly cradling the infant Jesus in her arms. The image is accompanied by the Mint mark “K B,” and “PATRONA VNGARIE” (the Patron Saint of Hungary).

The reverse features the Hungarian Royal Coat of Arms, a divided shield decorated with four Hungarian arms including Arpadian stripes, Patriarchal Cross, Delmatian Leopard heads, and a Bohemian Lion, bordered with the ruling monarch’s name and title.

Impressive About Uncirculated Silver Denar

This Hungary Denar Silver Madonna and Child is graded About Uncirculated by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). Having a Sheldon Scale equivalent of 50-53, the coin’s design details will be fully struck, with evidence of slight flattening on the highest points. The coin is presented in a NGC holder accompanied by a certification label as well as being 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 beautiful piece of Renaissance history to your silver collection today! Order now from MCM.

Additional information

Brand/Mint

Kremnica Mint

Certification

NGC

Composition

Silver

Country of Manufacture

Hungary

Grade

AU

Metal Type

Silver

Shape

Round

Strike Type

Mint state

Issuing Country

United States

Metal Content

.01 oz