¼ Florin - Franz Joseph I

¼ Florin - Franz Joseph I -  obverse¼ Florin - Franz Joseph I -  reverse

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Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Franz Joseph I (1848-1916)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1859-1865
Value 1/4 Florin (0.25)
Currency Austro-Hungarian gulden (decimalized, 1857-1892)
Composition Silver (.520)
Weight 5.345 g
Diameter 24 mm
Thickness 1.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 05-31-1893
References KM# 2214,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 123
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

The bust of King Franz Joseph I facing right

Lettering:
FRANC·IOS·I·D·G·AVSTRIAE IMPERATOR
B

Translation: Franz Joseph I, by the grace of God, Austrian Emperor

Engraver: Josef Daniel Böhm

Reverse

The arms of Austria-Hungary above the value

Lettering: HVNG· BOH· LOMB· ET VEN· 1/4 FL GAL· LOD· ILL· REX A· A· date

Translation: King of Hungary, Bohemia, Lombardy and Venetia, Galicia and Lodomeria, Illyria, Archduke of Austria.

Engraver: Franz Gaul

Edge

Inscripted text

¼ Florin - Franz Joseph I -  obverse

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Mints

A Vienna, Austria (1194-date)
B Kremnica / Körmöcbánya / Kremnitz, Slovakia (1328-date)
E Alba Iulia / Karlsburg / Weißenburg / Gyulafehérvár, Romania
M Milano, Italy
V Venice, Italy

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1859 A 27,415,267 12.17 7.30 16.42 38% Vienna, Mintage shared with 1859 M KM# 2213
1859 B 13,108,535 9.44 16% Kremnica
1859 E 6,160,509 5% Karlsburg/Alba Iulia
1859 M 2,271,626 2% Milan
1859 V 8,895,460 9% Venice
1860 A 2,409,264 3% Vienna
1860 B 21,247,424 12.17 12.51 24% Kremnica
1860 E 3,515,674 1.5% Karlsburg/Alba Iulia
1860 V 7,135,020 4% Venice
1861 A 5,296,904 9% Vienna
1861 B 1,655,543 1.2% Kremnica
1861 E 0.3% Karlsburg/Alba Iulia, rare
1861 V 1,441,684 0.9% Venice
1862 A 14,399,248 17.04 29.55 14% Vienna
1862 B 2,796,437 4% Kremnica
1862 E 2,629,553 1.2% Karlsburg/Alba Iulia, Minted between 1862 and 1863
1862 V 3,456,492 3% Venice
1863 A 800,048 0.9% Vienna
1863 V 2,485,108 1.8% Venice
1864 A 4,843,836 5% Vienna
1864 V 164,584 0.3% Venice
1865 A 80,000 1.2% Vienna

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