1 Ducat - Basarab III Laiotă cel Bătrân 1st 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 0.45 g
Diameter 12 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 224915
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References MBR# 272
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 right half with crescent and star. The left half with two bars on argent (no hatch representing silver). Greek cross above

Lettering: IW БACAPAБA BOД

Translation: Ioan Basarab Voivode

Reverse

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

Lettering: IW БACAPAБA

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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