10 Kreuzer - Sigismund von Schrattenbach

Features

Country Bishopric of Salzburg
(Austrian states)
Prince-archbishop Sigismund von Schrattenbach (1753-1771)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1754-1761
Value 10 Konventionskreuzer (1/6)
Currency Thaler
Composition Silver
Weight 3.71 g
Diameter 25 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 376
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Archbishop's hat and cross above 2 ornated oval shields, left the arms of Salzburg and Austria, right the Bishop's arms. Legend (start 2h) for "Sigismundus Dei Gratia Archiepiscopus et Princeps Salisburgensis, Sacrae Apostolicae Sedis Legatus Natus, Germaniae Primas"

Lettering: SIGISM·D:G·A&P·S· S·A·S·L·N G·PRIMAS

Translation: Sigismund, by the Grace of God, Prince Archbishop of Salzburg, Legate of the Holy See, Primate of Germany

Reverse

St. Rupert with salt box at right hand and crozier at left hand, on a pedestal, legend around with date, the mitre divides the legend. Value within the pedestal.

Lettering: S RUPERTUS EPISC· SALISBURG·1758

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Saint Rupertus revived at the site of the ruins of an ancient city, the exploitation of salt and thus contributed to the creation of the city of Salzburg (699-700).
Variants: the design under the arms on obverse contains a shell, or a garland (see above), or is empty:

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1754  (fr) Coquille
1754  (fr) Guirlande
1754  (fr) vide
1755  (fr) Coquille
1755  (fr) vide
1756  (fr) vide
1757  (fr) vide
1758  (fr) Guirlande
1758  (fr) vide
1761  overdate variety exists

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