½ Thaler - Ulrich III.

Features

Country Principality of Mecklenburg
(German states)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1577
Value 1/2 Taler (1/2)
Currency Thaler (1348-1700)
Composition Silver
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 168897
Numista (https://numista.com)
References MB# 172,
George S. Cuhaj (editor); Standard Catalog of World Coins (pre-1600) (unpublished). Krause Publications.
Kunzel# 122 A/a
Michael Kunzel; 1994. Das Münzwesen Mecklenburgs, 1492 bis 1872 : Münzgeschichte und Geprägekatalog. Gebr. Mann Verlag, Berlin, Germany.

Obverse

Facing bust wearing high hat, imperial orb in margin at top.

Lettering: VLRICH. HERTZOG. Z. MECKELB.

Reverse

4-fold arms with central shield of Schwerin, 3 helmets above, date at end of legend.

Lettering: HERRE. GOTT. VERLEICH. VN. G.

Comments

Minted in Grevesmühlen

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1577  (15)77

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