Dicken Klippe

Features

Country City of Zürich
Period Free imperial city (1218-1648)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1620-1622
Value 1 Dicken (2/9)
Currency Dicken (1561-1621)
Composition Silver
Weight 8.67 g
Shape Klippe (Square)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 231717
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References HMZ 2# 1148bᴷᴵ,
Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann; 2006. Der neue HMZ-Katalog / Band. 2. Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins : 15./16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart. Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
Klippen CH# 7
Christian Winterstein; 2000. Die Klippen der Schweiz : Ein Numismatisches Spezialgebiet. UBS, Basle, Switzerland.

Obverse

Ornate shield with the coat of arms of Zürich.

Lettering: · MONETA · NOVA · THVRICENSIS

Translation:
Latin (unabridged): Moneta Nova Turicensis
English: New coin of Zürich

Reverse

Nimbate double-headed imperial eagle.

Lettering: 1620 . CIVITATIS . IMPERIALIS . ✿ .

Translation: Of the Imperial City

Comments

Varieties of this type are known to exist:

• Variant 1620 (Winterstain Klippen 7; HMZ 2-1148aᴷᴵ)
Reverse legend: 1620 . CIVITATIS . IMPERIALIS . ✿ .
Christian Winterstein reports two pieces dated 1620 weighing 7.46 g and 8.67 g.

• Variant 1622 (Winterstain Klippen 9; HMZ 2-1148cᴷᴵ)
Reverse legend: 1622 CIVITATIS . IMPERIALIS . ✿ .
Christian Winterstein reports one piece dated 1622 weighing 7.11 g in a private collection:

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1620  Winterstain Klippen 7; HMZ 2-1148aᴷᴵ
1622  Winterstain Klippen 9; HMZ 2-1148cᴷᴵ

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