TRANSYLVANIA. Sigismund Báthory, 1581-1597 and 1599-1602. Ducat (Gold, 23 mm, 3.48 g, 11 h), Nagybanya, 1593. ƧIGIƧMVND ✱ - ✱ BATHORI ✱ Madonna seated facing on crescent, holding infant Christ. Rev. S LADISLAVS ✱ REX ✱ 1593 St. Ladislaus standing facing, holding halberd in his left hand and globus cruciger in his right. Friedberg 297. Huszár (Siebenbürgen) 110. Flan bent and straightened and with a scrape on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
The somewhat clumsy style and die wear commonly found on these issues perhaps indicate that they were struck in an irregular mint.