½ Thaler - Ferdinand II Vienna

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Ferdinand II (1619-1637)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1624-1636
Value 1/2 Thaler (1/2)
Currency Thaler (1520-1754)
Composition Silver
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 514,
  • 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.
Her# 692-695,
Ludwig Herinek; 1970. Österreichische Münzprägungen. Münzhandlg Herinek, Vienna, Austria.
Her# 697-708
Ludwig Herinek; 1970. Österreichische Münzprägungen. Münzhandlg Herinek, Vienna, Austria.

Obverse

Laureate portrait facing right without ruffled collar.

Lettering: FERDINANDVS II (Λ) D G R I S A G H B REX

Engraver: Matthias Fellner

Reverse

Crowned double headed imperial eagle, flat top shield with composite arms at center. Date at end of legend, C for Etc., small shield for Vienna below in legend.

Lettering: ARCHID AVS DVX // BVR CO TYR C date

Mint

Vienna, Austria (1194-date)

Comments

Variants: smaller portrait in 1625:

Phots HD Rauch

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1624 Λ Not in Herinek
1625 Λ Smaller portrait
1626 Λ
1627 Λ
1628 Λ
1629 Λ
1630 Λ
1631 Λ
1632 Λ
1633 Λ
1634 Λ
1635 Λ
1636 VC (fr) VC couronné pour V.C. Vestenburg
1636 Λ

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