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½ Tallér - II. Mátyás 1608-1619

Features

Country Hungary
King Matthias II (1608-1618)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1620-1621
Value 1/2 Tallér (1/2)
Currency Tallér (1526-1754)
Composition Silver (.882)
Weight 14.41 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References ÉH# 852,
  • Emil Unger; 1997. Magyar Éremhatározó / Kötet 1. 1000-1540. Ajtósi Dűrer Könyvkiadó, Budapest, Hungary. ISBN 9789638314215.
  • Emil Unger; 2000. Magyar Éremhatározó / Kötet 2. 1526-1740. Ajtósi Dűrer Könyvkiadó, Budapest, Hungary. ISBN 9638314222.
  • Emil Unger; 2001. Magyar Éremhatározó / Kötet 3. 1740-1922. Ajtósi Dűrer Könyvkiadó, Budapest, Hungary. ISBN 9688314230.
H# 1118,
Huszár Lajos; 1979. Münzkatalog Ungarn. Battenberg, Munich, Germany. ISBN 9783870451622.
KM# 72
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Laurate head Matthias with necklace and chain of the golden fleece in inner circle looking right.
Crowned Hungarian twofold shield in legend behind neck; Madonna with child on a crescent in legend at right

Lettering: MATTHIAS + D + G + RO + IM + S + AV + GE + HV + + BO + REX *

Reverse

Crowned imperial eagle holding sword and scepter, orb under the crown.
Straight, crowned fourfold coat of arms (Hungarian Árpád stripes, Bohemian lion, Bohemian lion, Hungarian Árpád stripes) on breast; Austrian-Burgundian twofold shield as chest shield;
Mintmark at the sides

Lettering:
ARCHID · AV · DV ·BVR MA · MOR · CO · TYR · 1615
K B

Edge

Smooth

Mint

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

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1620 K-B posthumous issue
1621 K-B posthumous issue

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