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Modern European coins except the euro => Central and Eastern Europe => Central Europe => Topic started by: Figleaf on September 19, 2015, 06:24:07 PM

Title: Poland KM 41, 1/24 thaler 1624
Post by: Figleaf on September 19, 2015, 06:24:07 PM
Poland, 3 poltorak (Polish), Pusantrokai (Lithuanian), 1/24 thaler (German) 1624, in the name of Sigismund III Wasa.

Obverse: on a circle, crowned, quartered arms with spread eagles (Poland) and charging knight on horseback (Vytis, Lithuania), breast shield: sheaf of wheat (Wasa). Legend: SIGismvndvs 3 Dei Gratia   REX Poloniae Magni Dvcatvs Lithuaniae - Sigmund III by the grace of god king of Poland grand duke of Lithuania

Reverse: on a circle, globus cruciger (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Globus_cruciger), 24 in lower half (denomination); 2 at upper left, 4 at upper right (date); below: 1 between stars in shield. Legend: MONEta NOva REGis POLOniae - new coin of the kingdom of Poland.

Peter