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Béla III, Copper, Follis, Uncertain Mint, 1172-1196

 
 

Obverse

Figure seated on backless throne holding a spear. Inscription starting at 1h.

ANCTA - MARIA

Reverse

Two kings standing under two anchors, each holding a scepter cruciger in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left.

[  ]R - RΧ

Obverse

Figure seated on backless throne holding a spear. Inscription starting at 1h.

ANCTA - MARIA

Reverse

Two kings standing under two anchors, each holding a scepter cruciger in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left.

[  ]R - RΧ

Accession number BZC.2002.20
Ruler Béla III
Date of Reign 1172–1196
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Uncertain Mint
Date 11721196
Diameter 26.0 mm
Weight 3.13 g
Relation of Dies 1:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

L. Huszár, Münzkatalog Ungarn: Von 1000 bis Heute, no. 72.

L. Réthy, Corpus nummorum Hungariae, 98 (Stephan IV).

Acquisition History

Jean Elsen's auction 71, 20–21 September 2002, 1907.