Silver hammered coin of Charles V



 Silver hammered coin of Charles V obverse    Silver hammered coin of Charles V reverse

Subject: Half Grand or half great Charles the fifth.
Size: 2.5 cm.
Period 1506 - 1555.
Material: Silver.



Charles V

Charles V (Ghent, February 24, 1500 - CUACOS DE Yuste (Spain), September 21, 1558), for his empowerment statement as Charles of Luxembourg, from the House of Habsburg, was lord of land since 1506 for all Dutch regions, from 1516 to 1556 when Charles I king of Spain and from 1519 to 1556 when Emperor Charles V of Holy Catholic Empire.

In Flanders, he is commonly known as the Emperor Charles. The countries which he ruled, were together the largest European empire since that of Charles the Great.