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Scarce silver gross (grosz) of Sigismund III (1587-1632), 1626, Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (KM 32)

Scarce silver gross (grosz) of Sigismund III (1587-1632), 1626, Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (KM 32)

SIG:III:D:G:REX:PO:M:DL, crowned bust of Sigismund right / GROSS:MAG:DVCA:LIT 1626, Lithuanian coat of arms left, "two fish" mintmark below Vytis. 19.5mm, 1.00 grams. Two fish privy mark of Kristupas Narvsevicius. Vilna (Vilnius) mint. Krause KM #32.

Rare. These coins were minted using rolling dies, resulting in weak "strike", which is very common for these types.

Sigismund III Vasa (20 June 1566 – 30 April 1632) was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, a monarch of the united Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1587 to 1632, and King of Sweden (where he is known simply as Sigismund) from 1592 until he was deposed in 1599. He was the son of King John III of Sweden and his first wife, Catherine Jagellonica of Poland.

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