A rare Taler 1592 of Sigismund Báthory in exceptional condition
Lot 4388
TRANSYLVANIA. Siebenbürgen. Sigismund Báthory, 1581-1597 and 1599-1602. Taler 1592 (Silver, 40 mm, 29.00 g, 12 h), Nagybánya (Baia Mare). *SIGISMVNDVS• - •BATHORI• Cuirassed half-length bust of Sigismund to right, holding mace in his right hand. Rev. *PRINCEPS•TRANSSILVANIÆ•1592 Crowned coat of arms held by two angels. Huszar 125. Resch 102. Törö 37. Unger 82. Rare and in exceptional condition. Somewhat cleaned, otherwise, good extremely fine.

Sigismund Báthory (1572-1613) was the Prince of Transylvania from 1581 to 1597 and again from 1598 to 1602. Known for his tumultuous reign, Sigismund sought alliances with various European powers to counter Ottoman influence in the region. His political maneuvers and abdications made him a highly important figure in Transylvanian history. This is a particularly impressive Taler of Sigismund Báthory, portraying him in full armor and holding a mace.
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500 CHF
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3600 CHF
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Closing time: 16-Jul-24, 18:34:30 CEST
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