Bohemia. Hussites style, ca. AD 15th century. Billon heller.

Ancient Coins - Bohemia. Hussites style, ca. AD 15th century. Billon heller.
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Denomination : Billon heller (or Peniz).

Date : undated.  Saurma places these in the period of 1420 to 1436, but Castelin lists the type as having been struck  ca. 1450 to 1460 under Ladislaus I.  They were probably struck first under Ladislaus, but probably continued to be struck until about AD 1500. 

Reference
: Saurma 402/177, Kastelin 76-77 and 79-80.

Size : 14.0 x 14.4 mm.  Weight : 0.60 grams (heavy for this issue).

Grade
:  VF with a better than usual strike.

Obverse : Lion standing up left.

Reverse : Blank (this is a uniface coin).   What appear to be designs are parts of the obverse ghosting through to the reverse.


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