2 Escalins - Maria Theresia

Features

Issuer Austrian Netherlands (Belgium)
Empress Maria Theresia (1740-1780)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1751-1753
Value 2 Escalins (2⁄9)
Currency Kronenthaler (1744-1798)
Composition Silver
Weight 9.6 g
Diameter 28 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 28162
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 16
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Lion of Brabant facing left, holding a sword and a shield part of Austria and part of ancient Burgundy. Mint mark below. Legend for MAR(ia)•TH(eresia)•D(ei):G(ratia)•R(omanorum)•JMP(eratrix)• G(ermaniae)•HUN(gariae)•BOH(emiae)•R(egina)
Mint mark 6h

Script: Latin

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

Engraver: Jacques Roëttiers

Jacques Roettiers was a noted engraver in England and France, and one of the most celebrated Parisian goldsmiths and silversmiths of his day.

Reverse

Crowned shield with composite arms of Hungary, Bohemia, Brabant and Milano, a small shield with arms of Austria at the center, baroque ornamentation around, over a Burgundian cross. Legend for ARCH(idux)•AUS(triae)•DUX•BURG(ondiae)•BRAB(antiae)•C(omes)•FL(andriae)•

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ARCH·AUS·DUX BURG·BRAB·C·FL·
1753

Engraver: Jacques Roëttiers

Jacques Roettiers was a noted engraver in England and France, and one of the most celebrated Parisian goldsmiths and silversmiths of his day.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1751  266 472 20% hand mintmark: Antwerpes Mint
1751  155 128 28% lion mintmark: Bruges Mint
1752  12% hand mintmark: Antwerpes Mint
1752  20% lion mintmark: Bruges Mint
1753  894 468 72% hand mintmark: Antwerpes Mint
1753  18 934 4% lion mintmark: Bruges Mint

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