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6 Kreuzer - Leopold I Vienna

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Archduke Leopold I (1657-1705)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1674-1692
Value 6 Kreuzer (0.1)
Composition Silver
Weight 3.48 g
Diameter 25.4 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 1185, Her# 1134-1152
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Österreichische Münzprägungen
by Ludwig Herinek
(Eigenverlag)

Obverse

Laureate portrait facing right of Leopold I, armoured and wearing the Golden Fleece. Value below in a frame in roman digits.

Lettering: LEOPOLDVS.D.G.R.I.S (VI) A.G.H.B.REX

Reverse

Crowned imperial double headed eagle with two-fold arms Austria and ancient Burgundy.The crown divides the date on top.

Lettering: ARCHID.AVS DVX.B.CO.TVR.16 81

Comments

Previously listed as KM#1856
Mint marks rosette for Franz Faber, MM linked for Mathias Mittermayer.
Example for 1674 with rosette:

Photo HD Rauch
Variants for legend, particularly where the value divides the legend (between R and I or I and S) on obverse:

Photo http://www.lanzauctions.com/
From 1683, the head is larger and reaches the rim on top:

Photo HD Rauch

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1674 ✿
1676 ✿
1677 ✿
1678 ✿
1679 ✿
1679 MM
1680 MM
1681 MM
1682 MM
1683 MM
1684 MM
1685 MM
1686 MM
1687 MM
1688 MM
1689 MM
1690 MM
1691 MM
1692 MM

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