20 Kreuzer - Ferdinand I


Country Austria - Habsburg
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1837-1848
Value 20 Kreuzer (1/3)
Composition Silver (.583)
Weight 6.68 g
Diameter 29 mm
Thickness 1.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 2208
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


Laureate portrait facing right. Legend around (starts 7h) for "F. Dei Gratia Austriae Imperator Hungariae Bohemiae Rex Hujus Nominis Quintus"



Crowned double headed imperial eagle with value at center. Legend (starts 1h) for "Rex Lombardiae et Venetiae Dalmatiae Galiciae Lodomeriae Illyriae, Archidux Austriae"





Ferdinand I of Austria was king of Bohemia under the name Ferdinand V (see "Hujus Nominis V" in the legend).  "König von Ungarn und Böhmen, dieses Namens der Fünfte", in german.

Slight diferences exist between dates and mints (size of letters, relative positions of elements, etc): example overlaying 1845 C (Prag) and 1848 A (Vienna)

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1837 A
1837 B
1837 C 484,000
1837 E
1837 M rare
1838 A
1838 B
1838 C 625,000
1838 E overdate variety exists
1838 M rare
1839 A
1839 B rare
1839 C 220,000
1839 E
1840 A
1840 C 1,122,000
1840 E
1840 M rare
1841 A 12.13
1841 C 2,543,000
1841 E
1842 A
1842 C 644,000
1842 E
1842 M
1843 A rare
1843 C 1,257,000
1843 E
1843 M
1844 A
1844 C 1,492,000
1844 E
1844 M
1845 A
1845 C 1,461,000
1845 E
1845 M
1846 A
1846 C 1,549,000
1846 E overdate variety exists
1846 M
1847 A
1847 C 1,528,000
1847 E
1847 M rare
1848 A 13,632,000 14.29 16.55
1848 C 2,241,000
1848 E

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