Batzen Klippe; 4 batzens weight

Features

Issuer City of Zürich
Period Free imperial city (1218-1648)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1639
Value 1 Batzen = 1/32 Thaler (1/32)
Currency Thaler (1621-1651)
Composition Silver
Weight 8.5 g
Shape Square (Hand cut)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 242192
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Hürlimann# 966,
Hans Hürlimann; 1966. Zürcher Münzgeschichte. Kommissionsverlag Berichthaus Zürich, Zürich.
HMZ 2# 1154jᴷᴵ,
Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann; 2006. Der neue HMZ-Katalog / Band. 2. Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins : 15./16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart. Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
Divo/Tob17# 1099a*,
Jean-Paul Divo, Edwin Tobler; 1987. Die Münzen der Schweiz im 17. Jahrhundert. Bank Leu AG, Zürich, Switzerland.
KM# 51,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Winter Kl# 16
Christian Winterstein; 2000. Die Klippen der Schweiz : Ein Numismatisches Spezialgebiet. UBS, Basle, Switzerland.

Obverse

Spanish shield with the coat of arms of Zürich. Cross fleury behind.

Lettering: ★ MO NET A N . O VA ★

Translation:
Latin (unabridged): Moneta Nova.
English: New coin.

Reverse

Crowned double-headed displayed imperial eagle.

Lettering: ★ THVRICENSIS ★ 1639 ★

Translation: English: Of Zürich.

Comments

Christian Winterstein reports one pieces in the Scweizerisches Landesmuseum Zürich, weighing 8.50 g and one piece in a private collection, weighing 8.46 g.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
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