1 Escalin - Maria Theresia


Issuer Austrian Netherlands (Belgium)
Empress Maria Theresa (1740-1780)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1749-1750
Value 1 Escalin (7⁄20)
Currency Florin (1744-1798)
Composition Silver (.535)
Weight 5 g
Diameter 24 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 4
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.


Lion of Brabant facing left, holding a sword and a shield part of Austria and part of ancient Burgundy. Mint mark below. Legend for MA (ia)•T (eresia)• (ei): (ratia)• (omanorum)•JM (eratrix)• (ermaniae)•HU (gariae)•BO (emiae)• (egina)•

Script: Latin

Lettering: MAR·TH·D:G·R·JMP· G·HUN·BOH·R·

Engraver: Jacques Roëttiers


Crowned shield with composite arms of Hungary, Bohemia, Brabant and Milano, a small shield with arms of Austria and Burgundy at the center, baroque ornamentation around, over a Burgundian cross. Legend for ARC (idux)•AU (triae)•DUX•BUR (undiae)•BRA (antiae)• (omes)•F (andriae)•

Script: Latin


Engraver: Jacques Roëttiers



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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1749  5 389 928 3% hand mintmark: Antwerp Mint
1750  $ 21 57% hand mintmark: Antwerp Mint
1750  2 016 435 $ 22 50% lion mintmark: Bruges Mint

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232340
Lot 61186
Internet Archive
Sep 28, 2023 Undetermined UNC
(NGC MS64)
USD 408.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Escalin - Maria Theresia
Auction 72
Lot 10
Internet Archive
Dec 21, 2022 Undetermined XF USD 65.27
(EUR 61.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Escalin - Maria Theresia
Auction 116
Lot 174
Internet Archive
Mar 9, 2024 Undetermined VF USD 22.47
(EUR 21.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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