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¼ Florin - Franz Joseph I

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1866
Value 1/4 Florin (0.25)
Composition Silver (.520)
Weight 5.345 g
Diameter 23 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized 05-31-1893
References KM# 2215
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Laureate portrait facing right of Franz Joseph of Habsburg Lorraine. Legend around (starts 7h).

Lettering:
FRANC IOS I D G AVSTRIAE IMPERATOR
A

Engraver: Josef Tautenhayn

Josef Hermann Tautenhayn was an Austrian medalist and sculptor.

Reverse

Crowned double headed imperial eagle with arms of the House of Habsburg Lorraine and Austria. Legend around (starts 1h) for "Hungariae, Bohemiae, Lombardiae et Venetiae, Galiciae, Lodomeriae, Illyriae, Rex, Archidux Austriae"

Lettering: HVNG BOH LOMB ET VEN 1/4 FL GAL LOD ILL REX A A 1866

Engraver: Franz Gaul

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1866 A 521,820
1866 V 281,528

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