5 Ducats - Franz Anton von Harrach
Bishopric of Salzburg
|Value||5 Ducats (11.25)|
|References||Fr# 856, Zöttl# 2329
Gold Coins of the World: From Ancient Times to the Present
by Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg
( Coin & Currency Institute, 2017)
Salzburg: Münzen und Medaillen 1500 – 1810
by Helmut Zöttl
Bust of Franz Anton facing right with small star below.
Lettering: FRANCISCVS ANTON S R I PRINC DE HARRACH
Engraver: PH Müller
Hand of God holding the reins of a jumping horse
Lettering: NEC LAXE NEC STRICTE NIMIS
Franz Anton Fürst von Harrach (* 2 October 1665 in Vienna; died 18 July 1727 in Salzburg) was appointed to the coadjutor of the Diocese of Vienna in 1701 and titular bishop of Epiphania in Syria, from 1702 to 1705, was Prince-Bishop of Vienna, was in 1705 coadjutor of the Archbishop of Salzburg, ruled from 1709 to 1727 as one of the most important archbishops the Archbishopric of Salzburg and was elevated by Emperor Leopold I ad personam in the Imperial Prince.
The star below the bust is the engraver's mark for Philipp Heinrich Müller of Augsburg.
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