1 Ducat - Ferdinand I Klagenfurt


Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Ferdinand I (1519-1564)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1559-1564
Value 1 Ducat (2.25)
Currency Thaler (1520-1754)
Composition Gold (.986)
Weight 3.4 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References Fr# 42,
Gold Coins of the World: From Ancient Times to the Present
by Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg
( Coin & Currency Institute, 2017)
Markl# 1429-1440
Die münzen, medaillen und prägungen mit namen und titel Ferdinand I.
by Moriz Markl
(A. Haase)


The emperor in armour facing standing, divides the legend. I of IMPERATOR between the feet.

Lettering: FERDI D G EL RO // I // M S AV GE HV


Crowned shield of Carinthia (Kärnten) in a beaded circle, legend around, date on top.

Lettering: BO ZC REX IN HI ARCH AV E CAR ZC date


Several variants referenced by Markl.
Also a counterstamped type by Danzig (shield with 2 crowned crosses on obverse) in 1560 (Markl#1431).

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Catalog Austria - Habsburg 1 Ducat - Ferdinand I (Klagenfurt)