Schilling Klippe; 2 schillings weight

Features

Issuer City of Zürich
Period Free imperial city (1218-1648)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1640
Value Schilling (1/72)
Currency Thaler (1621-1651)
Composition Billon
Weight 2.5 g
Shape Klippe (Square)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 258611
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Winter Kl# 24a
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 NO VA ★

Reverse

Displayed crowned double-headed imperial eagle.

Lettering: ★ THVRICEN SIS ★ 1640 ★

Comments

Struck on a planchet weighing the equivalent of 2 schillings.
Two pieces are listed by Christian Winterstein, weighing 2.73 g and 2.41 g.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1640 

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