Magyar Silver Denar - Genuine Silver Coin from the Early Renaissance
How many people do you know that own a genuine artifact from the Renaissance? This silver denar, hand struck by Magyar craftsmen, circulated in the Kingdom of Bohemia and Hungary between the mid-15th and early 17th centuries - over 400 years ago! Picturing the Virgin Mary and Baby Jesus on one side and the arms of the Kingdom on the other, these silver coins were known as Maddonnenmunzen, and heralded the beginning of the Renaissance era in Hungary. This ancient coin comes mounted in a presentation folder including its fascinating history and a certificate of authenticity.