4 Franken

Features

Issuer Canton of Aargau
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1812
Value 4 Franken (4)
Currency Frank (1805-1850)
Composition Silver
Weight 29.5 g
Diameter 39.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 23565
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References HMZ 2# 19a,
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.
KM# 20,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Dav ECT# 361
John Stewart Davenport; 1964. European Crowns and Talers Since 1800 (2nd edition in one volume of "European Crowns sinc). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Crowned arms, date below.

Lettering:
CANTON ARGAU
1812

Reverse

Standing soldier supporting shield, value below in exergue.

Lettering:
SCHWEIZER: EIDSGENOSSENS:
XIX
CAN
TONE
4. FRANK:

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Examples of this type:

Example #1 (29.15 g, About Extremely Fine):

© Image courtesy of  Sincona AG
◦ Auctioned by SINCONA AG, Auction 53, 25 October 2018, Lot 6032. Sold for 750 CHF.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1812  2 527

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 4 FrankenPicture 1 of a sold 4 Franken
Sincona AG
Auction 68
Lot 5021
Internet Archive
Oct 21, 2020 AU USD 817.27
(CHF 750.00)
Picture 1 of a sold 4 FrankenPicture 1 of a sold 4 Franken
Sincona AG
Auction 68
Lot 5022
Internet Archive
Oct 21, 2020 XF
(XF/UNC)
USD 1 057.00
(CHF 970.00)
(incl. buyer's premium)

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