9 Ducats "Gold Schnabeltaler"

Features

Country City of Zürich
Period Free imperial city (1218-1648)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1559
Value 9 Ducat (21.6)
Currency Thaler (1500-1561)
Composition Gold
Weight 31.51 g
Diameter 41.7 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 242701
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References HMZ 2# 1123iᴬᵁ,
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.
Hürlimann# 87,
Hans Hürlimann; 1966. Zürcher Münzgeschichte. Kommissionsverlag Berichthaus Zürich, Zürich.
Fr# 426
Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg, Robert Friedberg; 2017. Gold Coins of the World : From Ancient Times to the Present (9th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Williston, Vermont, USA.

Obverse

Coat of arms of the Holy Roman Empire on gothic shield supported by two rampant lions. Two mirrored coats of arms of Zürich on asymmetrical shields below.

Lettering:
🞥 MON · NO · THVRICENSIS · CIVITATIS · IMPERIALIS .
: 1559 .

Translation:
Latin (unabridged): Moneta nova Thuricensis civitatis imperialis.
English: New coin of the imperial city of Zurich.

Reverse

Coat of arms of Zürich in the centre. Wreath with nine trefoils around. Surrounded by nine coats of arms of the bailiffs of Kyburg, Grüningen, Regensberg, Eglisau, Greifensee, Knonau, Andelfingen, Wädenswil, and Laufen. Lily-like ornaments between the shields.

Lettering: DNE SERVA NOS IN PAC .

Translation:
Latin (unabridged): Domine conserva nos in pace.
English: God, preserve us in peace.

Comments

Mintmaster: Hans Jacob I. Stampfer (1558-1563)

Only one variety of this type is known. Examples of this type:

⸰ Example #1 (31.51 g; better than very fine)
∙ Auctioned by Leu Numismatik AG, Auction 82, 23 October 2001, Lot 293. Estimated at 15 000 CHF.

© LHS Numismatik AG

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1559 

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