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Ref: 5732

Romania, Petru Schiopul (1574-1577), bronze commemorative medal (1909) for the Romanian Numsmatic Society

 

 

Obv: bust three-quarters right wearing traditional headgear, holding a book, PETRVS DEI GRATIA PRINCEPS WALLACHIAE MOLDAVIAE round

 

Rev: the seal of Petru Schiopul, PETRV SCHIOPVL DOMN ALTEREI ROMANESTI 1559-1568 SI AL MOLDOVEI 1574-1579 1582-1591 CRONICA LVI AZARIE in 4 lines above


Condition: Good very fine; Diameter:
50mm

 

References: -

 

Notes: In English he is known as Peter the Lame due to a physical deformity. This was part of a series of eleven medals issued by the Romanian Numismatic Society celebrating famous princes.

 

Price £135

 

Romania, Petru Schiopul (1574-1577), bronze commemorative medal
Romania, Petru Schiopul (1574-1577), bronze commemorative medal

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