2 Tallér Quarter Tallér Thick Strike - II. Mátyás 1608-1619

Features

Country Hungary
King Matthias II (1608-1618)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1612
Value 2 Tallér (2)
Currency Tallér (1526-1754)
Composition Silver (.882)
Weight 57.58 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 106653
Numista (https://numista.com)
References ÉH# 839,
Emil Unger; 1997. Magyar Éremhatározó / Kötet 1. 1000-1540. Ajtósi Dűrer Könyvkiadó, Budapest, Hungary.
And 2 more volumes.
H# 1120,
Huszár Lajos; 1979. Münzkatalog Ungarn. Battenberg, Munich, Germany.
KM# 33
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Crowned (Hungarian crown) armoured bust of Matthias with necklace and chain of the golden fleece in inner circle looking right, Hungarian and Bohemian royal legend, within Madonna with child in her left arm above the Monarch's crown.

Lettering: MATTHIAS · II · D · G · HVN · ET · BOHE · REX

Translation: Matthias the second, by grace of God King of Hungary and Bohemia

Reverse

Crowned curved fourfold coat of arms (Hungarian Árpád stripes-Hungarian double cross, Bohemian lion, Dalmatian leopard heads, Moravian eagle) with an Austrian - Burgundian twofold chest shield divide KB mintmark.
Order of the golden fleece necklace within inner circle, date in legend.

Lettering:
ARCHID · AV · DV · BV · MA · MO · CO · TY · 1610 ·
K B

Edge

Smooth

Mint

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

Comments

This 2 Tallér weight coin is a thick strike of 1/4 Tallér H#1122, see below:

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1612 K-B

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