2 Florin - Franz Joseph I

2 Florin - Franz Joseph I -  obverse2 Florin - Franz Joseph I -  reverse

Obverse © ECapoe

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Franz Joseph I (1848-1916)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1867-1872
Value 2 Florin (2)
Currency Austro-Hungarian gulden (decimalized, 1857-1892)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 24.69 g
Diameter 36 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 05-31-1893
References KM# 2232
  • 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 portrait of Franz Ioseph I facing right. Legende around (starts 7h) for "Fransciscus Iosephus I Dei Gratia Austriae Imperator".

Lettering: FRANC.IOS.I.D.G.AVSTRIAE IMPERATOR A

Translation: Franz Joseph I, by the grace of God, Austrian Emperor

Engraver: Josef Tautenhayn

Josef Hermann Tautenhayn was an Austrian medalist and sculptor.

Reverse

Crowned double headed imperial eagle. Legend around (starts 1h) for "Hungariae Bohemiae Galiciae Lodomeriae Illyriae Rex Archidux Austriae"

Lettering: HVNGAR.BOHEM.GAL. 2FL LOD.ILL.REX A.A.1870

Translation: King of Hungary, Bohemia, Galicia, Lodomeria and Illyria, Archduke of Austria.

Engraver: Josef Tautenhayn

Josef Hermann Tautenhayn was an Austrian medalist and sculptor.

Edge

Inscribed text

Lettering: VNITIS *** *** VIRIBVS *** ***

2 Florin - Franz Joseph I -  obverse

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1867 A 44,550
1868 A 61,317
1869 A 87,755
1870 A 168,723
1871 A 102,384
1872 A Mintage included in 1872 KM# 2233

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