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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)
Currency Thaler (1520-1754)
Composition Silver
Weight 3.48 g
Diameter 25.4 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 1185,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Her# 1134-1152
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:

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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 Frequency
1674 ✿ 15%
1676 ✿ 4%
1677 ✿ 11%
1678 ✿ 9%
1679 ✿ 4%
1679 MM 1.8%
1680 MM 5%
1681 MM 9%
1682 MM 4%
1683 MM 7%
1684 MM 0.00%
1685 MM 7%
1686 MM 0.00%
1687 MM 13%
1688 MM 1.8%
1689 MM 13%
1690 MM 7%
1691 MM 4%
1692 MM 0.00%

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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