Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-1371), silver "horse and helmet" coin, 1.3g

Obverse: Emperor with scepter on the horseback, Cyrillic legend СФb ZP (SF - ZR Stefan Szar), pellet before

Reverse: Ornamented helmet, Latin legend VROSIVS - IPRAOI (Uros Emperor)

Reference: Jov 12-1.1 var., D (119/2)

Comment: Rare type that apparently combines the designs and legends from the previous reign of his father Dusan. Both Uros V and his father Dusan bore the royal names Stefan and Uros. The reverse legend 'IPR ROI' hints at the Latin "Emperor of the Romans" used on some early Dusan coins.

Only 20 registered examples.


Reference: #URV01

Not For Sale

Value: £350-£400

 
 


Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-1371), silver "horse and helmet" coin, 1.2g

Obverse: Emperor with scepter on the horseback, Cyrillic legend СФb ZP (SF - ZR Stefan Szar). Flower under horse.

Reverse: Ornamented helmet, Latin legend VROIVSI - TERATO (Uros Emperor)

Reference: Jov 12-1.2, J 12-4.3, Lj IX-20

Comment: Extremely rare type with nice patina and good quality. Only 6 registered examples.

Reference: #URV23

Not For Sale

Value: £350-£400

 
 


Czar Stefan Uros V - City of Ulcinj (1355-1371), copper follaro coin, 20mm

Obverse: Emperor seating holding cross scepter and globus, facing, with lions on each side of the throne. Latin legend: VROSIVS (UROS).

Reverse: Mary mother of Jesus standing, facing with raised arms, Latin legend: SE MARIA around and initials P - L to sides. P is on the left side unlike one below that has initial P on the right side. 

Reference: Jov 27-2, D (2.1), Lj X-14

Comment: Rare type in lovely condition and detail with natural green patina and copper aging present. Issued by the city of Ulcinj under Uros V. Ulcinj is a turist place located in south Montenegro coast. It has been first established by Greeks and i the 2nd century conquered by Romans. In the 9th century becomes part of Zeta and by 1186 part of Raska and under the rule of Nemanjic family. 

Only 30 registered examples.


Reference: #URV25

Not For Sale

Value: £350-£400

 
 


Czar Stefan Uros V - City of Ulcinj (1355-1371), copper follaro coin, 19mm

Obverse: Emperor seating holding cross scepter and globus, facing, with lions on each side of the throne. Latin legend: VROSIVS (UROS).

Reverse: Mary mother of Jesus standing, facing with raised arms, Latin legend: SE MARIA around and initials L - P to sides. 

Reference: Jov 27-2, D (2.1), Lj X-14

Comment: Rare type with with deep crack but still lovely condition and detail with natural copper aging present. Issued by the city of Ulcinj under Uros V. Ulcinj is a turist place located in south Montenegro coast. After fall of Raska Ulcinj is ruled by Balsic family and then from 1421 by Despot Stefan Lazarevic. Venice is conquering it in 1426 and from them Turks in 1571. After 1912 is taken over by Montenegro and from 1918 is part of SHS Kingdom. 

Only 30 registered examples.

 

Order info: #URV24

For Sale. Price: £200.00

 
 

Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-1371), bilingual silver dinar, 0.87g

Obverse: Uros enthroned facing, holding cruciform scepter, Serbian legend UШb - Чb  ("Uros Czar")

Reverse: Ornamented helmet, Latin legend VROSIVS I MPERATOR (Uros Emperor). Helmet is facing left.

Reference: J 73, Jov 12-9, LJ (IX-13,14), I (9.7.2) 

Comment: Stefan Uros V was born in 1336 as a only son to Stefan Uroš IV Dušan by Helena, the sister of Ivan Alexander of Bulgaria. This is silver coin with Serbian and Latin languages used in description, holed with maker sigla G on the obverse right side. 

Order info: #URV011, £125.00 (SOLD) 

 


Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-1371), silver dinar.

Obverse: Ruler enthroned facing, holding cruciform scepter, not wearing crown. Serbian legend H3 ΛΗ could well be KH3 ΛΗ (KNEZ LAZAR or DUKE LAZAR). 

Reverse: Christ standing facing R - V to the sides IC XC (Jesus Christ) above.

Reference: J 158, Jov 12-29, I (24-22), D (129)

Comment: Because of similarity with the coins of Duke Lazar many numismatists attribute this coin to Lazar but certainly issued during Stefan Uros V reign.

Reference: #URV12

Not For Sale

Value: £120-£150

 
 


Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-1371), silver dinar.

Obverse: Ruler enthroned facing, holding cruciform scepter, not wearing crown. Serbian legend I3I ΛΗ could well be KH3 ΛΗ (KNEZ LAZAR or DUKE LAZAR). Halo around his head.

Reverse: Christ standing facing R -V to the sides (Jesus Christ) above.

Reference: J 158, Jov 12-29, I (24-22), D (129)

Comment: Because of similarity with the coins of Duke Lazar many numismatists attribute this coin to Lazar. I have listed it under Lazar as well #LAZ11 as a halo around Lazars head points out to this being a posthumous issue so after 1389.


Reference: #URV13, #LAZ12

Not For Sale

Value: £110-£150

 
 


Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-1371), silver dinar.

Obverse: Ruler enthroned facing, holding cruciform scepter, not wearing crown.Serbian legend H3 ΛΗ could well be KH3 ΛΗ (KNEZ LAZAR or DUKE LAZAR)

Reverse: Christ standing facing R -V to the sides (Jesus Christ) above.

Reference: J 158, Jov 12-29, I (24-22), D (129)

Comment: Because of similarity with the coins of Duke Lazar many numismatists attribute this coin to Lazar but certainly issued during Stefan Uros V reign.


Order info: #URV14

For Sale. Price: £55.00

 
 


Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-1371), silver dinar.

Obverse: Ruler enthroned facing, holding cruciform scepter, not wearing crown. Serbian legend H3 ΛΗ could well be KH3 ΛΗ (KNEZ LAZAR or DUKE LAZAR)

Reverse: Christ standing facing R - V to the sides (Jesus Christ) above.

Reference: J 158, Jov 12-29, I (24-22), D (129)

Comment: Because of similarity with the coins of Duke Lazar many numismatists attribute this coin to Lazar. I have listed it under Lazar as well #LAZ12 as a halo around Lazars head points out to this being a posthumous issue so after 1389.


Order info: #URV15, #LAZ13

For Sale. Price: £85.00

 
 


Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-1371), silver dinar.

Obverse: Ruler enthroned facing, holding cruciform scepter, not wearing crown.Serbian legend H3 ΛΗ could well be KH3 ΛΗ (KNEZ LAZAR or DUKE LAZAR)

Reverse: Christ standing facing R -V to the sides (Jesus Christ) above.

Reference: J 158, Jov 12-29, I (24-22), D (129)

Comment: Because of similarity with the coins of Duke Lazar many numismatists attribute this coin to Lazar but certainly issued during Stefan Uros V reign.


Order info: #URV16

For Sale. Price: £75.00

 
 


Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-1371), silver dinar.

Obverse: Ruler enthroned facing, holding cruciform scepter, not wearing crown. Serbian legend H3 ΛΗ could well be KH3 ΛΗ (KNEZ LAZAR or DUKE LAZAR)

Reverse: Christ standing facing R -V to the sides (Jesus Christ) above.

Reference: J 158, Jov 12-29, I (24-22), D (129)

Comment: Because of similarity with the coins of Duke Lazar many numismatists attribute this coin to Lazar but certainly issued during Stefan Uros V reign.


Order info: #URV17

For Sale. Price: £65.00

 
 


Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-1371), silver dinar.

Obverse: Ruler enthroned facing, holding cruciform scepter, not wearing crown.Serbian legend II3 ΛΗ could well be KH3 ΛΗ (KNEZ LAZAR or DUKE LAZAR)

Reverse: Christ standing facing R -V to the sides (Jesus Christ) above.

Reference: J 158, Jov 12-29, I (24-22), D (129)

Comment: Because of similarity with the coins of Duke Lazar many numismatists attribute this coin to Lazar but certainly issued during Stefan Uros V reign.


Order info: #URV18

For Sale. Price: £110.00

 
 


Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-1371), silver dinar.

Obverse: Ruler enthroned facing, holding cruciform scepter, not wearing crown.Serbian legend H3 ΛΗ could well be KH3 ΛΗ (KNEZ LAZAR or DUKE LAZAR)

Reverse: Christ standing facing R -V to the sides (Jesus Christ) above.

Reference: J 158, Jov 12-29, I (24-22), D (129)

Comment: Because of similarity with the coins of Duke Lazar many numismatists attribute this coin to Lazar but certainly issued during Stefan Uros V reign.


Reference: #URV19

Not For Sale

Value: £75-£100

 
 


Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-1371), silver dinar.

Obverse: Ruler enthroned facing, holding cruciform scepter, not wearing crown.Serbian legend H3 ΛΗ could well be KH3 ΛΗ (KNEZ LAZAR or DUKE LAZAR)

Reverse: Christ standing facing R -V to the sides (Jesus Christ) above.

Reference: J 158, Jov 12-29, I (24-22), D (129)

Comment: Because of similarity with the coins of Duke Lazar many numismatists attribute this coin to Lazar but certainly issued during Stefan Uros V reign.


Order info: #URV20

For Sale. Price: £75.00

 
 


Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-1371), silver dinar.

Obverse: Ruler enthroned facing, holding cruciform scepter, not wearing crown.Serbian legend H3 ΛΗ could well be KH3 ΛΗ (KNEZ LAZAR or DUKE LAZAR)

Reverse: Christ standing facing R -V to the sides (Jesus Christ) above.

Reference: J 158, Jov 12-29, I (24-22), D (129)

Comment: Because of similarity with the coins of Duke Lazar many numismatists attribute this coin to Lazar but certainly issued during Stefan Uros V reign.


Order info: #URV21

For Sale. Price: £55.00

 
 


Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-1371), silver "helmet and double cross" coin.

Obverse: Imperial couple standing, each holding cross-scepter and jointly patriarchal double cross. Initials R V.

Reverse: Ornamented helmet, Latin legend OSIOI ObIObI

Reference: Jov 12-24, J (81), I 9.22

Comment: Stefan Uroš V and his wife Anna of Wallachia daughter of Nicolae Alexandru, Prince of Wallachia.

Only 48 registered examples.

Order info: #URV22

For Sale. Price: £125.00

 
 


Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-1371), silver "horse and helmet" coin, 0.9g

Obverse: Emperor with scepter on the horseback riding to the left, Latin legend IZ IZ. Revers R between horses legs.

Reverse: Ornamented helmet, Latin legend: IPOV - IVPO. 

Reference: Jov 12-51.1, J(83), LJ (XV-29), I (9.19)

Comment: Stefan Uroš V was the only son of Stefan Uroš IV Dušan by Helena of Bulgaria, the sister of Ivan Alexander of Bulgaria. He had been crowned as king (second highest title) in the capacity of heir and co-ruler after Dušan was crowned emperor in 1346. 

Another horse helmet combination with uncertain legend. Only 18 registered examples.

 

Reference: #URV02

Not For Sale

Value: £170-£200

 
 


Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-71), silver reduced "horse" coin, 0.9g

Obverse: Emperor with scepter on horseback, R-V to sides

Reverse: Bust of Christ facing, double struck, R-N and blundered IC XC (Jesus Christ) to the sides.

Reference: Jov 12-52.1, Jov 12-28.1,J 84, I 9.20 but with R N instead on reverse

Comment: Stefan Uroš V died childless in December 1371, after much of the Serbian nobility had been destroyed by the Turks in the Battle of Maritsa earlier that year. The exact cause of his death at a relatively young age remains unknown. Vukašin's son Prince Marko inherited his father's royal title, but real power in northern Serbia was held by Lazar Hrebeljanović.

3rd horse variation but with double struck Jesus bust on reverse. Only 53 registered examples.


Reference: #URV03

Not For Sale

Value: £180-£220

 
 


Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-71), silver reduced "horse" coin, 0.6g

Obverse: Emperor with scepter on horseback, R - V to the sides.

Reverse: Bust of Christ facing R - V to the sides and blundered (Jesus Christ)  to the sides.

Reference: Jov 12-28.1, J 84, I (9.20), D 98

Comment: 4th horse variation again with Jesus bust on reverse.

 

Reference: #URV04

Not For Sale

Value: £150-£200

 
 


Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-71), silver reduced "horse" coin, 0.5g

Obverse: Emperor with scepter on horseback, V on the bottom

Reverse: Christ standing facing and uncertain legend around

Reference: Jov 12-34, J 12-58.1, I (9.24)

Comment: 5th horse variation again with Jesus bust on reverse. Jovanovic book 12-34 example has S instead of V.

Only 4 registered examples.


Order info: #URV05, £120.00 (SOLD) 

 
 


Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-1371), silver "helmet and double cross" coin, 0.8g

Obverse: Imperial couple standing, each holding cross-scepter and jointly patriarchal double cross. Initials R V.

Reverse: Ornamented helmet, Latin legend OSIOI ObIObI

Reference: Jov 12-24, J (81), I 9.22

Comment: Wife of Uros V was Anna of Wallachia, she was one of the daughters of Nicolae Alexandru, Prince of Wallachia and wife of the Serbian Emperor Stefan Uroš V. Her sister, Anna, was the wife of Bulgarian Emperor Ivan Stratsimir. She most likely married Uroš in the summer of 1360. She took monastic vows, becoming a nun, and adopted the name Jelena. 

A scarcer but crude issue of imperial couple from the troubled times of the Serbian Empire.

Only 48 registered examples.


Reference: #URV06

Not For Sale

Value: £150-£200

 
 


Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-1371), silver "helmet" coin, 0.8g

Obverse: Imperial couple standing, each holding cross-scepter and jointly patriarchal double cross, letter Ф

Reverse: Christ standing facing R -V to the sides, IC XC(Jesus Christ) above.

Reference: Jov 11-65, J 12-29.4, LJ (VIII-13), I (9.18)

Comment: Another scarcer but crude issue of the imperial couple from the troubled times of the Serbian Empire.

Only 18 registered examples.

 

Reference: #URV07

Not For Sale

Value: £110-£150

 
 


Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-71), bilingual silver dinar, 0.9g

Obverse: Uros enthroned facing, holding cruciform scepter, Serbian legend UШb - Чb  ("Uros czar") 

Reverse: Ornamented helmet, Latin legend VROSIVSI I MPERATOR (Uros Emperor)

Reference: J 70, Jov 12-8, LJ (IX-15-18), I (9.7.1)

Comment: This and next example are same with a suttle difference of helmet pointing to the right where next one below helmet points to the left.


Order info: #URV08

For Sale. Price: £95.00

 
 


Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-1371), bilingual silver dinar, 1.1g

Obverse: Uros enthroned facing, holding cruciform scepter, Serbian legend UШb - Чb  ("Uros Czar")

Reverse: Ornamented helmet, Latin legend VROSIVSI I MPERATOR (Uros Emperor)

Reference: J 73, Jov 12-9, LJ (IX-13,14), I (9.7.2) 

Comment: Uros V got defeated, captured and imprisoned after the battle of Kosovo Plane in 1369. He died at the age of just 35 on December 4th 1371. His remains are kept today in the Congregation Church in the capital city Belgrade.

Only 49 registered examples.


Reference: #URV09

Not For Sale

Value: £150-£200

 
 


Czar Stefan Uros V (1355-1371), silver dinar, 0.9g, Jovanovic owned

Obverse: Ruler enthroned facing, holding cruciform scepter, not wearing crown. Serbian legend H3 ΛΗ could well be KH3 ΛΗ (KNEZ LAZAR or DUKE LAZAR)

Reverse: Christ standing facing R -V to the sides (Jesus Christ) above.

Reference: J 158, Jov 12-29, I (24-22), D (129)

Comment: Because of similarity with the coins of Duke Lazar many numismatists attribute this coin to Lazar. What makes this coin special is the fact that belonged to Jovanovic himself and picture of it is in his book Serbien Medieval Coins Belgrade 2002 issue page 55 number 29 and in also published inNumizmaticki Casopis Dinar no10 issued in 1998 page 12 picture no3. Please see below. It was sold by his widow after his death. 


Reference: #URV10

Not For Sale

Value: £250-£300

 
 

 

 

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