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12 Kreuzer 1/6 Reichsthaler - Ferdinand I Hall

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1556-1557
Value 12 Kreuzer = Pfunder (1/6)
Composition Silver
Weight 5 g
Diameter 26 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References Markl# 1689-1697, MT# 129
Die münzen, medaillen und prägungen mit namen und titel Ferdinand I.
by Moriz Markl
(A. Haase)
Die Münzstätte Hall in Tirol
by Heinz Moser, Heinz Tursky
(Haymon)

Obverse

Portrait with beard, half size with crown and ornamented armour, holding sceptre in right hand, and left hand on the sword at the belt. 2 circles around, outermost beaded. Legend (starts 1h) for "Ferdinandus Dei Gratia Romanorum Hungariae Bohemiae Dalmatiae Croatiae ... Rex"

Lettering: FERDI D G RO VNG BOE DAL CRO Z& REX

Reverse

Eagle with halo, head facing left, and a Tyrolean shield at center within 2 circles, the outermost beaded. Below, an orb with value cuts the circles and divides the legend. Legend (starts 7h) for "Infans Hispaniae Archidux Austriae Dux Burgundiae"

Lettering: INF HISP ARCHID AVST D BVRG date

Comments

Variants for legend and punctuation referenced by Markl.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1556 
1557 

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