12 Kreutzer - Franz II

12 Kreutzer - Franz II -  obverse12 Kreutzer - Franz II -  reverse

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Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Francis II (1792-1804)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1795
Value 12 Kreuzer (1/5)
Currency Austro-Hungarian gulden (1754-1857)
Composition Silver (.250)
Weight 4.68 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 1.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 2137
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Crowned doubles headed imperial eagle with orb and sword.

Lettering: KAI·KÖN·ERBLANDISCHE·SCHEID·MUNZ·

Reverse

Value and date in 3 lines above wreath.

Lettering:
12
KREÜTZER
1795·
A

Edge

Chain ornament

Comments

This coin was struck with low silver level to finance the Empire's wars. It had no more silver content than the 6 kreuzer coin http://fr.numista.com/catalogue/pieces33679.html and was later overstruck to make a 7 kreuzer http://fr.numista.com/catalogue/pieces18836.html.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1795 A 12.15 44%
1795 B 85,036,000 26%
1795 C 21%
1795 E 8%
1795 F 10,340,000 12.72 21%
1795 G 9%

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