Groschen Klippe; 4 groschen weight

Features

Issuer City of Zürich
Period Free imperial city (1218-1648)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1555
Value 1 Groschen = 3 Kreuzer (1⁄36)
Currency Thaler (1500-1561)
Composition Silver
Weight 9.68 g
Shape Square with angled corners
Technique Klippe
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 258584
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Winter Kl# 18
Christian Winterstein; 2000. Die Klippen der Schweiz : Ein Numismatisches Spezialgebiet. UBS, Basle, Switzerland.

Obverse

Spanish shield with the coat of arms of Zürich inside trilobe.

Lettering: ✠MON • NO • TVRICENSIS • 55

Engraver: Hans Gutenson

Reverse

Lettering:
⤧ CIVITATIS • IMPERIALIS
3

Engraver: Hans Gutenson

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1555 

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