Schilling Klippe; 2 schillings weight

Features

Country City of Zürich
Period Free imperial city (1218-1648)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1501-1600
Value Schilling (1/72)
Currency Dicken (1561-1621)
Composition Silver
Weight 2.5 g
Shape Klippe (Square)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 258613
Numista (https://numista.com)
References Klippen CH# 25
Christian Winterstein; 2000. Die Klippen der Schweiz : Ein Numismatisches Spezialgebiet. UBS, Basle, Switzerland.

Obverse

Spanish shield with the coat of arms of Zürich. Cross pattée and curls behind. Legend starts at 3 o'clock.

Lettering: MON NO ∙ T HVRIC ENSIS

Reverse

Displayed crowned double-headed imperial eagle.

Lettering: ✠ CIVITATIS 🞴 IMPERIALIS

Comments

Struck on a silver planchet weighing the equivalent of 2 schillings.
Two pieces are listed by Christian Winterstein, weighing 2.5 g and 2.07 g.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1501-1600) 

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