½ Sovrano - Joseph II

Features

Country Duchy of Milan (Italian states)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1787-1790
Value 1/2 Sovrano (45/12)
Currency Scudo (?-1796)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 5.33 g
Diameter 23 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 117506
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 228,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Fr# 739c,
Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg, Robert Friedberg; 2017. Gold Coins of the World : From Ancient Times to the Present (9th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Williston, Vermont, USA.
N&V# 469,
Raffaele Negrini, Alberto Varesi; 1991. La Monetazione di Milano (dal 756 al 1802). Numismatica viscontea, Milano, Italy.
C# 50
William D. Craig; 1976. Coins of the World, 1750-1850 (3rd edition). Western Publishing, Racine, Wisconsin, USA.

Obverse

Laureate bust to right, mintmark below.

Lettering:
IOSEPH·II·D·G·R·IMP·S·A·GE·HIE·HV·BO·REX·
M

Reverse

Crowned oval shield of Austro-Burgundian arms, Order of Golden Fleece around, date at end of legend.

Lettering: ARCH·AVST·DVX·BVRG·LOTH·BRAB·COM·FLAN·1787·

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1787 
1788  Reported not confirmed
1789 
1790 

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