½ Kronenthaler - Franz II

Features

Country Austrian Netherlands (Belgium)
Emperor Francis II (1792-1795)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1792-1797
Value 1/2 Kronenthaler (1/2)
Currency Kronenthaler (1744-1798)
Composition Silver (.873)
Weight 14.72 g
Diameter 35 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 28744
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 61
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Laureate portrait to the right. Legend around for "Fransciscus II Dei Gratia Romanorum Imperator Semper Augustus Germaniae Hierosolymae Hungariae Bohemiaeque Rex", mintmark below bust.

Lettering:
FRANC·II·D·G·R·I·S·A·GER·HIE·HVN·BOH·REX·
C= marque d'atelier

Translation: Francis II, By the Grace of God, Holy Roman Emperor, always August, of Germany, Jerusalem, Hungary, and Bohemia, King.

Engraver: Théodore Van Berckel

Reverse

Burgundian cross divides three crowns, decorated with the Order of the Golden Fleece. Legend around for "Archidux Austriae Dux Burgundiae Lotharingiae Brabantiae Comes Flandriae".

Lettering:
ARCH·AVST·DVX·BVRG·LOTH·BRAB·COM·FLAN·
1795·

Translation: Archduke of Austria, Duke of Burgundy, Lorraine, Brabant, Count of Flanders.

Engraver: Théodore Van Berckel

Edge

Embossed text.

Lettering: FIDE ET LEGE

Translation: Faith and law

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1792 A A= Vienna
1792 H H= Günzburg
1793 A A= Vienna
1793 B B= Kremnitz
1794 B B= Kremnitz
1795 A A= Vienna
1795 B B= Kremnitz
1795 C C= Prague
1795 G G= Nagybanya
1796 A A= Vienna
1796 B B= Kremnitz
1796 C C= Prague
1796 F F= Hall
1797 A A= Vienna
1797 B B= Kremnitz
1797 C C= Prague
1797 E E= Carlsburg
1797 F F= Hall
1797 G G= Nagybanya

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