Bohemia. Swidnica under Habsburg rule. Louis II. Silver 1/2 groschen. AD 1526.

Ancient Coins - Bohemia.  Swidnica under Habsburg rule.  Louis II.  Silver 1/2 groschen. AD 1526.
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Swidnica (in German is Schweidnitz) was at various times part of Poland, German and Poland.  Just prior to this coin being issued, Swidnica was a Bohemian city, but this coin was issued by Louis II of the Austrian Habsburgs in the year Swidnica came under his control. It sites Louis a ruler of Hungary and Bohemia, so this is still technically a Bohemian issue.

Denomination : Silver 1/2 Groschen.  Mint : Swidnica (Schweidnitz).

Size : 18.3 x 18.6 mm.  Weight : 0.86 grams.

Reference : Friedensburg 721 y

Grade : VF but with weak areas..

Obverse : Crown with CIVITAS SWIEN 1526 around.

Reverse : Eagle with LVDOVICVS VN ET BO around (Louis of Hungary and Bohemia).

Price SKU: vcoin5299
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