1 Ducat - Vlad III Țepeș

Features

Issuer Wallachia (Moldavia and Wallachia)
Voivode Vlad III Dracula the Impaler (1448, 1456-1462, 1476)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1456-1462
Value 1 Ducat
Currency Ducat (1364-1714)
Composition Silver
Weight 0.56 g
Diameter 15 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 224413
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)

Obverse

Shield split vertically with the Coat of Arms of Wallachia. Crescent above a star with six rays in left field and three horizontal bars in right field.

Lettering: ✠ IWBЛAДbBOHBOДAГNb

Reverse

Golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) standing on closed helmet facing left, head turned right.

Lettering: ✠ IWBЛAДbBOHBOД

Comments

References:
[1] Octavian Iliescu - Ducaţi necunoscuţi emişi de doi voievozi ai Ţării Româneşti în secolul al XV-lea, BSNR 131-133, 1983-1985, page 268-278;
[2] Octavian Iliescu - Vlad l'Empaleur et le droit monetaire, RRH, 18, 1979, pages 107-131;
[3] B. Costin - Ducatul muntean al voievodului Vlad III Țepeș (1448, 1456-1462, 1476), CN, XIV, 2008, pages 427-445;
[4] Cristian Dincă - Monedele Țării Românești, Chapter 18;

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1456-1462) 

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