½ Scudo - Maria Theresa

Features

Issuer Duchy of Milan (Italian states)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1777-1780
Value 1/2 Scudo = 3 Lire (1/2)
Currency Scudo (?-1796)
Composition Silver (.896)
Weight 11.55 g
Diameter 32 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 24427
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 190,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
N&V# 458,
Raffaele Negrini, Alberto Varesi; 1991. La Monetazione di Milano (dal 756 al 1802). Numismatica viscontea, Milano, Italy.
Her# 1735-1738,
Ludwig Herinek; 1970. Österreichische Münzprägungen. Münzhandlg Herinek, Vienna, Austria.
C# 35
William D. Craig; 1976. Coins of the World, 1750-1850 (3rd edition). Western Publishing, Racine, Wisconsin, USA.

Obverse

Veiled bust to right.

Lettering: M·THERESIA·D·G·R·IMP·HU·BO·REG·A·A·

Reverse

Crowned oval shield of 4-fold arms with central shield, crossed branches below, date at end of legend.

Lettering: MEDIOLANI DUX·1778

Edge

Lettering: IUSTITIA ET CLEMENTIA

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1777  Reported, but not confirmed
1778  281 872
1779  Mintage included above
1780  242 425

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