1 Ducat - Johann Ernst von Thun

Features

Issuer Bishopric of Salzburg (Austrian states)
Prince-archbishop Johann Ernst von Thun (1667-1709)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1699
Value 1 Ducat (2.25)
Currency Thaler
Composition Gold (.986)
Weight 3.5 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 185833
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Fr# 836,
Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg, Robert Friedberg; 2017. Gold Coins of the World : From Ancient Times to the Present (9th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Williston, Vermont, USA.
Zöttl# 2107,
Helmut Zöttl; 2014. Salzburg Münzen und Medaillen 1500–1810 (2nd edition). Verlag Frühwald, Salzburg, Austria.
X# 5
George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2011. Unusual World Coins. Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.

Commemorative issue

Marriage of Wilhelmina of Brunswick-Luneburg to Joseph I

Obverse

Crowned monogram of Wilhelmina Amalis von Braunschweig Lünenburg.

Lettering:
WAS
IO : ER : A : ET PR : SAL : IN TRANSITV · E · E · 9 E E E :

Reverse

Crowned monogram of Joseph I.

Lettering:
IRS
· TIMORE · · AMORE ·
MDCIC

Comments

Previously KM#M5

"Largesse money". These coins were thrown from a pedestal to the crowds after the three-day celebrations on the occasion of the visit to Salzburg of the future emperor, Joseph I. 1/9 thaler was roughly the daily wage of a laborer. 1/4 ducat was the daily wage of a court councilor.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1699 

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