The Black Hand: The Assassination of the Archduke and the Great War

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The Black Hand: The Assassination of the Archduke and the Great War

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  • Order Code: BLACKHANDMINI
  • Size: 3.75 * 6.5mm
  • Weight/Dimensions: 15.3 g | 3.25 x 3.25 x 0.1
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In 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie are shot to death by an operative of the Serbian secret society called Unification or Death, commonly known as The Black Hand, which sought independence from the Habsburg monarchy. The killings sparked a chain of events that led to the outbreak of World War I.This box contains a silver denar coin issued by the Kingdom of Serbia that circulated during the Great War. The portrait is of Peter I, the king installed by the Black Hand after the assassination of Alexander I in 1903.