½ Tallér - Miksa 1564-1576

Features

Issuer Hungary
King Maximilian I (1564-1576)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1573-1578
Value ½ Tallér
Currency Tallér (1526-1754)
Composition Silver (.894)
Weight 14.41 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 105484
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References ÉH# 761,
Emil Unger; 1997. Magyar Éremhatározó / Kötet 1. 1000-1540. Ajtósi Dűrer Könyvkiadó, Budapest, Hungary.
And 2 more volumes.
H# 983,
Huszár Lajos; 1979. Münzkatalog Ungarn. Battenberg, Munich, Germany.
H# 984
Huszár Lajos; 1979. Münzkatalog Ungarn. Battenberg, Munich, Germany.

Obverse

Crowned bust in striped armour looking to the right, long tulip-motived scepter in right hand

Lettering: MAXIMILI·II·D·G·EL·RO·IM·S·AV·GER·HVN·BO·REX*

Translation:
Maximillianus II. dei gratia Electus Romanorum Imperator Semper Augustus Germaniae Hungariae Bohemiae Rex -
Maximillian II, by the grace of God Elected Emperor of the Romans, forever Monarch, King of Germany, Hungary, Bohemia

Reverse

Double-headed glorified eagle with wide open wings, on the breast fourfold curved shield: Hungarian Árpád stripes, Hungarian double cross, Dalmatian leopard heads, Bohemian lion. In chest shield Austrian bonds.
Mintmark at the sides by the feet of the eagle.
Above the neck of the eagle crowned Madonna on crescent, holding child in her right arm, scepter in her left.
Large shield.

Lettering:
ARCHI · DVX · AVS · DVX · BVRG · MARC · MORA · 1575
K B

Translation:
Archidux Austriae Dux Burgundiae Marchio Moraviae -
Crown Prince of Austria, Duke of Burgundy, Marquis of Moravia

Edge

Smooth

Mints

HS Košice / Kassa, Slovakia
KB Kremnica / Körmöcbánya / Kremnitz, Slovakia (1328-date)

Comments

C3-85 H#983 - Körmöcbánya
C3-86 H#984 - Kassa

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1573 K - B
1574 H - S
1574 K - B
1575 H - S
1575 K - B
1576 K - B
1577 K - B
1578 K - B

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