Serbia 1904 5 Dinara Karađorđević Dynasty



5 Dinara. Silver.


100th Anniversary of the Karađorđević Dynasty.

Condition: UNC (see picture)

Catalogue: KM #27

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675,00 €

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Year 1904
Face value 5 Dinara
Metal Ag .900
Weight 25 g
Diameter 37,00 mm
Designer Stefan Schwartz

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The Karađorđević was founded by Karađorđe Petrović, the Veliki Vožd ("Grand Leader") of Serbia in the early 1800s during the First Serbian Uprising. The relatively short-lived dynasty was supported by the Russian Empire and was opposed to the Austria-Hungary supported Obrenović dynasty. After Karađorđe's assassination in 1817, Miloš Obrenović founded the House of Obrenović. The two houses subsequently traded the throne for several generations. Following the assassination of Alexander in 1903, the Serbian Parliament chose Karađorđe's grandson, Peter I Karađorđević, then living in exile, for the throne of the Kingdom of Serbia. He was duly crowned as King Peter I, and shortly before the end of World War I, representatives of the three peoples proclaimed a Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes with Peter I as sovereign.