1 Ducat - Basarab III Laiotă cel Bătrân 2nd series

Features

Issuer Wallachia (Moldavia and Wallachia)
Voivode Basarab III Laiotă the Elder (1473, 1474, 1475-1476, 1476-14)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1473-1477
Value 1 Ducat
Currency Ducat (1364-1714)
Composition Silver
Weight 0.60 g
Diameter 13 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 224912
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References MBR# 267
Octavian Luchian, George Buzdugan, Constantin C. Oprescu, Emil Condurachi; 1977. Monede şi bancnote româneşti. Editura Sport-Turism, Bucharest, Romania.

Obverse

Shield divided per pale (split vertically in half). The left half with crescent and star. The right half with two bars on argent (no hatch representing silver). Greek cross above

Lettering: IW БACAPABOBД

Reverse

Golden eagle regardant (looking over its shoulder) right, with cross under the right wing, standing on great helm facing right.

Lettering: IW БACAP-AБA

Mint

Bucharest, Romania

Comments

Only seven pieces of the two series issued by Basarab III are currently known.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1473-1477) 

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