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1 Ducat - Franz Joseph I

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Franz Joseph I (1848-1916)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1867-1872
Value 1 Ducat (4.66)
Currency Austro-Hungarian gulden (decimalized, 1857-1892)
Composition Gold (.986)
Weight 3.4909 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 0.7 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 2266
  • 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 head of Franz Joseph I facing right

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

Austrian coat of arms (crowned imperial double eagle)

Lettering: HVNGAR·BOHEM·GAL·LOD·ILL·REX·A·A·1868

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

Reeded

Mints

A Vienna, Austria (1194-date)
B Kremnica / Körmöcbánya / Kremnitz, Slovakia (1328-date)
E Apollonia, Illyricum, Albania

Comments

Rare variation: a Bosnian countermark under the neck ANK 4:

© Image courtesy of Numismatics.hu

See also

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1867 A 695,600 Vienna
1867 B 112,000 Kremnica
1867 E 361,975 Karlsburg/Alba Lulia
1868 A 633,310 Vienna
1869 A 219,220 Vienna
1870 A 254,950 Vienna
1871 A 669,960 Vienna
1872 A Vienna, Shares mintage with 1872 KM# 2267

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