¼ Florin - Franz Joseph I
|Country||Austria - Habsburg|
|Emperor||Franz Joseph (1848-1916)|
|Type||Standard circulation coin|
|Value||1/4 Florin (0.25)|
|Currency||Austro-Hungarian gulden (decimalized, 1857-1892)|
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
Laureate portrait facing right of Franz Joseph of Habsburg Lorraine. Legend around (starts 7h).
FRANC IOS I D G AVSTRIAE IMPERATOR
Translation: Franz Joseph I, by the grace of God, Austrian Emperor
Crowned double headed imperial eagle with arms of the House of Habsburg Lorraine and Austria. Legend around (starts 1h) for "Hungariae, Bohemiae, Galiciae, Lodomeriae, Illyriae, Rex, Archidux Austriae"
Lettering: HVNGAR BOHEM GAL 1/4 FL LOD ILL REX A A date
Translation: King of Hungary, Bohemia, Galicia, Lodomeria and Illyria, Archduke of Austria.
When compared to the 1866 coin, the Austrian Empire had lost Lombardie and Venetia (became independent to Italy, in fact 1859 for Lombardie).
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