2 Thaler - Ferdinand III Graz

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Ferdinand III (1637-1657)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1639-1641
Value 2 Speciesthaler (2)
Currency Thaler (1520-1754)
Composition Silver
Weight 57.6 g
Diameter 59 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 876.1
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Laureate bust right within a circle of leave, date below bust.

Lettering:
FERDINANDVS III D G ROM IMP SEM AV GER HVNG BO REX
1641

Reverse

Crowned ornamental arms in oval shield, small Styria shield on top (panther spitting fire), surrounded by the chain of the order of the Golden Fleece, within a circle. The crown breaks the circle and divides the legend.

Lettering: ARCHI AVSTRIÆ DVX BVRGVNDIÆ STYRIÆ ETc

Comments

Broad planchet (59 mm vs 49).

See also

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1639  Her#338
1641  41 over 39 Her#341

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