12 Kreutzer - Franz II

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

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Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Franz 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
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


Crowned doubles headed imperial eagle with orb and sword.



Value and date in 3 lines above wreath.



Chain ornament


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 and was later overstruck to make a 7 kreuzer

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1795 A 14.45 14.45
1795 B 85,036,000 15.85
1795 C
1795 E 3.86
1795 F 10,340,000 11.59
1795 G 27.68

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