2 Thaler - Ferdinand II Graz

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Ferdinand II (1619-1637)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1621
Value 2 Thaler (2)
Currency Thaler (1520-1754)
Composition Silver
Weight 56 g
Diameter 48 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 355,
  • 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# 304,
Ludwig Herinek; 1970. Österreichische Münzprägungen. Münzhandlg Herinek, Vienna, Austria.
Dav ECT# 3101
John Stewart Davenport; 1964. European Crowns and Talers Since 1800 (2nd edition in one volume of "European Crowns sinc). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Crowned portrait with ruffled collar facing right, lion head on shoulder. The crown divides the legend.

Lettering: FERDINANDVS II D G ROM IMP S A GER HVNG ET BO REx

Reverse

Crowned double headed imperial eagle with ovale shield, surrounded by the chain of the Golden Fleece. Under the eagle, a small shield of Styria (panther spitting fire) divides the legend. Date divided on top.

Lettering: ARCHI AVSTRIÆ DVX // BVRGVNDIÆ STYRIÆ ET date

Comments

Variant with B  //  VRGVNDIÆ

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1621 
1621  (fr) B // VRGVNDIÆ

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