½ Kreuzer - Friedrich Wilhelm III


Country Principality of Neuchâtel
Prince Frederick William III of Prussia (1797-1806, 1814-1840)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1802
Value 1/2 Kreuzer = 1 Vierer (1/168)
Currency Thaler (1786-1848)
Composition Billon
Weight 0.50 g
Diameter 15 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 179464
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 64,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
HMZ 1# 2-719,
Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann; 2006. Der neue HMZ-Katalog / Band. 1. Die Münzen der Schweiz : Antike bis Mittelalter. Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
Divo/Tob17# 251
Jean-Paul Divo, Edwin Tobler; 1987. Die Münzen der Schweiz im 17. Jahrhundert. Bank Leu AG, Zürich, Switzerland.


Crowned coat of arms.

Lettering: F · W · III · BOR · REX · PR · NO ·


Floreated cross, date above.

Lettering: SUUM ❀ CUIQUE ❀ 1802 ❀


Example #1 (0.50g, Good Very Fine):

© Image courtesy of  Sincona AG
◦ Auctioned by Sincona AG, Auction 53, 25 October 2018, Lot 6523. Sold for 1,100 CHF.

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