Denar of Ferdinand I of Hungary

Photo: North Lincolnshire Museum CC By SA2.0
Issued by: Ferdinand I of Hungary
Denomination: Denar
Period: Medieval
Date found: 24/10/2022
Location: West Lindsey, Lincolnshire


Obverse has Madonna and child with the legend [P]ATRONA · * · VNGARIE, “Patroness of Hungary“. “KB” either side gives the mint as Körmöcbánya (Kremnica in Slovakia, which still has a mint). The reverse reads FER · D · G · E · R · O · I · S · AV · GE · HV · B · R · “Ferdinand the grace of God elected emperor of the Romans, always august, the king of Germany, Hungary, Bohemia“.