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20 Kreuzer - Joseph II

20 Kreuzer - Joseph II -  obverse 20 Kreuzer - Joseph II -  reverse

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Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1765-1780
Value 20 Kreuzer (1/3)
Composition Silver (.583)
Weight 6.68 g
Diameter 29 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 2067.1
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Laureate bust facing right within wreath, with lion head on shoulder. Mint mark under bust. Legend around (starts 1h) for "Josephus II Dei Gratia Romanorum Imperator Semper Augustus Germaniae Rex Archidux Austriae Lodomeriae & Magnus Hetruriae Dux"

Lettering:
IOSEPH·II·D·G·R·I·S·A ·GE·REX·A·A·LO·&·M·H·D·
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... M D H

Reverse

Crowned double headed imperial eagle with arms of Austria and Lorraine. Value in a frame below, surrounded by laurel and palms. Mint marks divided by the tail feathers.

Lettering:
VIRTUTE ET EXEMPLO·date·X
V.C. .S.
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Comments

Depending on the mint marks, minted in Vienna A, in Kremnitz B, in Prague C, in Graz D, in Karlsburg (Siebenbürger, Transylvania) E, in Nagybánya (Baie Mare, Transylvania) G,  in Hall H.

Coins minted in Kremnitz (B) before 1775 have the obverse legend ending with M H D (instead of M D H later and for other mints). Info Herinek. E.g. for 1770B:

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1765 A
1765 E H-G
1766 A IC-SK
1766 E H-G
1767 A IC-SK
1767 B EVM-D
1767 C EVS-AS
1767 D CG-AK
1767 E H-G
1767 EVS-AS
1767 G IB-FL
1767 H S-C
1768 A C-K
1768 A IC-SK
1768 B EVM-D
1768 C EVS-AS
1768 E H-G
1768 G IB-FL
1769 A IC-SK
1769 B EVM-D
1769 C EVS-AS
1769 D CVG-AK
1769 E H-G
1769 F A-S 259,000
1769 G IB-FL
1769 H S-C
1770 A IC-SK
1770 B EVM-D
1770 C EVS-AS
1770 D CG-AK
1770 D CVG-AK
1770 E H-G
1770 F A-S 280,000
1770 G IB-FL
1770 H S-C
1771 A IC-SK
1771 B EVM-D
1771 C EVS-AS
1771 D CVG-AK
1771 E H-G
1771 F A-S 164,000
1771 G IB-FL
1771 H S-C
1772 A IC-SK
1772 B EVM-D
1772 C EVS-AS
1772 CVG-AK
1772 E H-G
1772 F A-S 153,000
1772 G IB-FL
1772 G IB-IV
1772 H S-C
1773 A IC-SK
1773 B EVM-D
1773 C EVS-AS
1773 C EVS-IK
1773 E H-G
1773 F A-S 418,000
1773 G B-V
1773 G IB-IV
1773 H S-C
1774 A IC-SK
1774 B EVM-D
1774 B SK-PD
1774 C EVS-IK
1774 E H-G
1774 F A-S 307,000
1774 F VC-S
1774 G B-V
1774 G IB-IV
1774 H S-F
1775 A IC-FA
1775 B SK-PD
1775 C EVS-IK
1775 E H-G
1775 F VC-S
1775 G IB-IV
1776 B SK-PD
1776 C EVS-IK
1776 E H-G
1776 F VC-S 388,000
1776 G IB-IV
1777 B SK-PD
1777 C EVS-IK
1777 E H-G
1777 F VC-S 337,000
1777 G IB-IV
1777 H S-F
1778 B SK-PD
1778 C EVS-IK
1778 F VC-S 4,569,000
1778 G IB-IV
1778 H S-F
1779 B SK-PD
1779 C EVS-IK
1779 F VC-S 788,000
1779 G B-V
1780 B SK-PD
1780 C EVS-IK
1780 F VC-S 300,000
1780 G IB-IV

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