1 Pfennig - Maria Theresia

1 Pfennig - Maria Theresia -  obverse 1 Pfennig - Maria Theresia -  reverse

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Country Austria - Habsburg
Empress Maria Theresa (1740-1780)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1759-1765
Value 1 Pfennig (1/240)
Composition Copper
Weight 2.4 g
Diameter 19.9 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 1979, Her# 1704-1710
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Österreichische Münzprägungen
by Ludwig Herinek


Diademed young bust of Maria Theresia of Habsburg to the right. Letters are for "Dei Gratiae Romanorum Imperatrix Germaniae Hungariae Bohemiae Regina"

Lettering: M THERES D G R // I GE HU BO REG

Translation: by the grace of God Roman Empress, of Hungary and Bohemia Queen


Crowned arms, originally of the Dukes of Babenberg, then integrated to the Habsburger arms, value divides date at bottom.





Variants for 1759 and 1764: ex.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1759  (fr) ... D G // RO ... Her#1705
1759  8.74 (fr) ... G R // I GE ... Her#1704
1759  (fr) vieux portrait Her#1706
1765  3.30 7.41

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