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¼ Florin - Franz Joseph I

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Franz Joseph (1848-1916)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1872-1875
Value 1/4 Florin (0.25)
Currency Austro-Hungarian gulden (decimalized, 1857-1892)
Composition Silver (.520)
Weight 5.345 g
Diameter 23 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized 05-31-1893
References KM# 2217
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: Friedrich Leisek

Reverse

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

Engraver: Friedrich Leisek

Comments

Very similar to the previous, portrait slowly ageing, thicker sideburns.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1872  104,364
1873  48,016
1874 
1875  20,008

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