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8 Florins / 20 Francs - Franz Joseph I

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Franz Joseph (1848-1916)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1870-1892
Value 8 Florins / 20 Francs (8)
Currency Austro-Hungarian gulden (decimalized, 1857-1892)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 6.4516 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 2269
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Lettering: FRANCISCVS·IOSEPHVS·I·D·G·IMPERATOR·ET·REX *

Translation: Franz Joseph I, by the grace of God, emperor and king

Engraver: Josef Tautenhayn

Josef Hermann Tautenhayn was an Austrian medalist and sculptor.

Reverse

Lettering:
IMPERIVM AVSTRIACVM
8Fl· 20Fr
1892

Translation: Austrian Empire

Engraver: Anton Scharff

Edge

Inscribed text

Lettering: VNITIS VIRIRVS

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1870  25,256 1.9%
1871  33,790 3%
1872  5,185 1.0% very rare
1873  23,095 0.00%
1874  41,540 1.9%
1875  86,387 1.0%
1876  146,320 7%
1877  125,192 6%
1878  125,103 5%
1879  43,146 0.00%
1880  61,563 0.00%
1881  61,507 0.00%
1882  114,671 1.9%
1883  30,814 1.0%
1884  91,016 1.9%
1885  178,318 4%
1886  139,657 1.9%
1887  174,227 6%
1888  113,519 3%
1889  207,819 4%
1890  43,151 5%
1891  19,376 1.0%
1892  243.74 260.23 68% Restrike

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Numista Rarity index: 49 Search tips
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Bullion value: 289.59 USD Search tips
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