3 Kreuzer - Ferdinand I

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Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Ferdinand I (1835-1848)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1837-1848
Value 3 Kreuzer (1/20)
Currency Austro-Hungarian gulden (1754-1857)
Composition Silver (.346)
Weight 1.7 g
Diameter 17.8 mm
Thickness 0.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 2191
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"

Lettering: FERD. I. D.G. AVSTR. IMP. HVNG. BOH. R. H. N. V.

Translation: Ferdinand I, by the grace of God, Austrian Emperor, King of Hungary, Bohemia, fifth of that name.


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

Lettering: REX. LOMB. ET VEN. DALM. GAL. LOD. ILL. A.A. 1838.

Translation: King of Lombardy and Venetia, Dalmatia, Galicia and Lodomeria, Illyria, Archduke of Austria.




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.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1837 A 19% Vienna
1837 C 0.00% Prague
1837 E 20.95 0.6% Karlsburg/Alba Iulia
1838 A 12% Vienna
1838 B 130,000 3% Kremnica
1838 C 1.3% Prague
1838 E 0.00% Karlsburg/Alba Iulia
1839 A 14% Vienna
1839 C 1.9% Prague
1839 E 1.3% Karlsburg/Alba Iulia
1840 A 10.00 23% Vienna
1840 E 0.00% Karlsburg/Alba Iulia
1841 A 0.00% Vienna
1841 E 0.00% Karlsburg/Alba Iulia, rare
1842 A 1.9% Vienna
1842 E 0.00% Karlsburg/Alba Iulia
1843 A 1.9% Vienna
1843 E 1.3% Karlsburg/Alba Iulia
1844 A 3% Vienna
1844 E 0.00% Karlsburg/Alba Iulia
1845 A 1.9% Vienna
1845 E 3% Karlsburg/Alba Iulia
1846 A 8% Vienna
1846 E 0.00% Karlsburg/Alba Iulia
1847 A 7% Vienna
1847 C 3% Prague
1847 E 0.00% Karlsburg/Alba Iulia
1848 A 3% overdate variety exists
1848 E 1.3% Karlsburg/Alba Iulia, rare

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