STREDOVEKÉ MINCE ZO ŠTÚROVA A OKOLIA ZO 6. AŽ 16. STOROČIA
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Medieval coins from Štúrovo and surrounding from the 6th-16th centuries
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In time of various illegal explorations in 2005-2010 more than 1200 medieval and modern coins were found in Štúrovo and its surroundings. Mainly, coins, counter jetton, pilgrim badge, sealing-sticks, rings, byzantine lead seal, or signum were founded. They are from period of the 10th-18th centuries. In our paper we publish only medieval finds from the 6th century to beginning of the 16th century. Such of them were hoards of coins from period of the 11th-13th centuries. But majority from them are several hundred finds of usual coins. Near originally coins were at this collection their imitation and counterfeit coins. Mentioned objects support importance of one part of international trade and military route near Danube River. Also suggest on nearness of capitol city of Hungarian kingdom at Esztergom. Foreign and home merchants, soldiers from abroad and head across western Slovakia to Esztergom grind through wider surrounding of Štúrovo.
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