5 Corona - Franz Joseph I Reign

5 Corona - Franz Joseph I (Reign) -  obverse5 Corona - Franz Joseph I (Reign) -  reverse

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Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Franz Joseph (1848-1916)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1908
Value 5 Corona (5)
Currency Austro-Hungarian krone (1892-1918)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 24 g
Diameter 36 mm
Thickness 2.60 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 2809
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

60th Anniversary of the Reign of Franz Joseph I


Head of Franz Joseph I facing right surrounded by legend for "Franciscus Iosephus I, Dei gratia, imperator Austriae, rex Bohemiae, Galiciae, Illyriae et cetera et apostolicus rex Hungariae"

Lettering: FRANC ∙ IOS ∙ I ∙ D ∙ G ∙ IMP ∙ AVSTR ∙ REX BOH ∙ GAL ∙ ILL ∙ ETC ∙ ET AP ∙ REX HVNG ∙

Translation: Franz Joseph I, by the grace of God, emperor of Austria, king of Bohemia, Galicia, Illyria and so forth and apostolic king of Hungary

Engraver: Rudolf Marschall/Rudolf Neuberger


Allegory of Fame running left with olive branch in right hand, surrounded by legend, with crowned denomination at left and two-headed Habsburg eagle at right.


Translation: 12 lustra(5 year periods) of glorious achievements

Engraver: Stefan Schwartz


Plain with incuse lettering

Lettering: VIRIBVS <~*~> <~*~> VNITIS <~*~> <~*~>

Translation: strength united

5 Corona - Franz Joseph I (Reign) -  obverse

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1908  3,941,600 18.25 21.06 23.42 32.32 236.15
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