10 Dukát - I. József 1705-1711

Features

Issuer Hungary
King Joseph I (1705-1711)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1709
Value 10 Ducats
Currency Forint-Ducat Gold Coinage (1526-1881)
Composition Gold
Weight 35.55851 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 189493
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References ÉH# 1143,
Emil Unger; 1997. Magyar Éremhatározó / Kötet 1. 1000-1540. Ajtósi Dűrer Könyvkiadó, Budapest, Hungary.
And 2 more volumes.
H# 1557
Huszár Lajos; 1979. Münzkatalog Ungarn. Battenberg, Munich, Germany.

Obverse

Armoured non-laurate bust with heavy curly wig facing right breaks through inscription, there is no inner circle.
Inscription around interrupted by crowned Hungarian shield and Madonna with child

Lettering: IOSEPHUS D : G · R · I · S · A · GE HV · BO · REX

Translation:
Josephus Dei Gratia Romanorum Imperator Semper Augustus Germaniae Hungariae Rex -
Joseph, by the grace of God Emperor of the Romans, Always August, King of Germany, Hungary.

Reverse

Crowned imperial eagle in inner circle, K B mintmark divided by eagle's tail, no orb between the eagle's heads
Crowned fourfold (Árpádian stripes - Bohemian lion - Árpádian stripes - Bohemian lion) coat of arms in U shape cartouche; uncrowned Austrian and Burgundian coat of arms in center shield.
Inscription in a pearl circle, date at the end

Lettering:
ARCHIDVX · AVS · DVX · BVR · MAR · MOR · CO · TYR · 1709
K B

Translation: Archduke of Austria, Duke of Burgundy, Margrave of Moravia and Count of Tyrol

Edge

Smooth

Mint

KB Kremnica / Körmöcbánya / Kremnitz, Slovakia (1328-date)

Comments

Based on a Tallér stamp, see link below

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1709 K B

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