Austria, Enns. Frederick the Handsome, AD 1308-1330. Silver Pfennig.

Ancient Coins - Austria, Enns.  Frederick the Handsome, AD 1308-1330. Silver Pfennig.
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Denomination : Silver pfennig.  Mint : Enns.

Size
: 14.7 x 15.6 mm.  Weight : 0.62 grams.

Reference : Szego-123.

Grade : Fine.

Obverse : Szego described this obverse as a mermaid right, wearing a hood, but I have serious doubts about that description because there are clearly four animal form legs present when you see a well struck one.  It actually look like it might be a man-headed squire.

Reverse : Panther in a six lobed border, but only traces of the design are visible.

This coin was struck by the vierschlag method where by the reverse is struck first, and then the coin is turned over and the obverse is struck.  In the process of striking the obverse, most of the reverse is obliterated (specimens with strong reverses do not exist).

Price SKU: vcoin5294
US$ 16.50
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Rates for: 01/15/18

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