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2 Gulden - Franz Joseph I Silver Wedding Jubilee

2 Gulden - Franz Joseph I (Silver Wedding Jubilee) -  obverse2 Gulden - Franz Joseph I (Silver Wedding Jubilee) -  reverse

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Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Franz Joseph (1848-1916)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1879
Value 2 Gulden (2)
Currency Austro-Hungarian gulden (decimalized, 1857-1892)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 24.7 g
Diameter 36 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 05-31-1893
References X# M5,
Unusual World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Her# 824
Österreichische Münzprägungen
by Ludwig Herinek
(Eigenverlag)

Commemorative issue

Franz Joseph I - Silver Wedding Jubilee

Obverse

Portrait facing right of Franz-Joseph and Elisabeth

Lettering:
FRANC.IOS.I.D.G.AVSTR.IMP.ET.HVNG.REX.AP.
*ELISABETHA.IMP.ET.REG

Translation: Franz-Jozef, by the Grace of God, Emperor of Austria and Apostolic King of Hungary, Elisabeth Empress and Queen

Engraver: Friedrich Leisek

Reverse

Lettering: *QVINTVM.MATRIMONII.LVSTRVM.CELEBRANT.XXIV.APRILIS.MDCCCLXXIX

Translation: Fifth period of five years of the marriage ceremony 24th of April 1879

Engraver: Anton Scharff

Edge

Lettering: ZWEI GULDEN. XLV. KET FORINT.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1879  275,000 55.24 81.80

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Catalog Austria - Habsburg 2 Gulden - Franz Joseph I (Silver Wedding Jubilee)