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King Bela III of Hungary 'Crusader Era' Issue

Struck ca. 1172-1196 AD Uncleaned with soft dirt.

Æ Follis; 27mm/2.7gm

Con/ Extra Fine; green patina with soft dirt fill.

Obv/  + SANCTA-MARIA; Madonna, nimbate, seated left, holding infant Jesus and flower.

Rev/ R_EX BELA-R_EX STS; enthroned in the Byzantine style figures of King Bela III (left)) and his deceased brother Stephen III (1162-1172) both hold sceptre in right hand across shoulder and globus cruciger in left.

Ref/ Huszar 72

Seller's Note/ Too easy to clean; DW soaks, handheld tools and patience. Once done, wax and flip!