Dicken Klippe

Features

Country City of Zürich
Period Free imperial city (1218-1648)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1629
Value 1 Dicken = 1/4 Thaler (1/4)
Currency Thaler (1621-1651)
Composition Silver
Weight 8.69 g
Shape Square (Hand cut)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 242178
Numista (https://numista.com)
References Hürlimann# 776,
Hans Hürlimann; 1966. Zürcher Münzgeschichte. Kommissionsverlag Berichthaus Zürich, Zürich.
HMZ 2# 1148eᴷᴵ,
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.
Divo/Tob17# 1087,
Jean-Paul Divo, Edwin Tobler; 1987. Die Münzen der Schweiz im 17. Jahrhundert. Bank Leu AG, Zürich, Switzerland.
KM# 45,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Klippen CH# 10
Christian Winterstein; 2000. Die Klippen der Schweiz : Ein Numismatisches Spezialgebiet. UBS, Basle, Switzerland.

Obverse

Rampant lion facing left, holding globus cruciger in right arm and sword in left arm. Spanish shield at its feet with coat of arms of Zürich.

Lettering: MONETA ❀ NOVA ❀ THVRICENSIS ·

Translation: New coin of Zürich

Reverse

Crowned and nimbate double-headed imperial eagle.

Lettering:
CIVITATIS IMPERIALIS
✿ 1629 ✿

Translation: Of the Imperial City

Comments

Christian Winterstein reports one piece in a private collection weighing 8.69 g.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1629 

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