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4 Ducat - Franz Joseph I

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Franz Joseph (1848-1916)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1866
Value 4 Ducat (18.66)
Currency Austro-Hungarian gulden (decimalized, 1857-1892)
Composition Gold (.986)
Weight 13.9636 g
Diameter 39.5 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 2273,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Her# 20,
Österreichische Münzprägungen
by Ludwig Herinek
(Eigenverlag)
Fr# 486a
Gold Coins of the World: From Ancient Times to the Present
by Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg
( Coin & Currency Institute, 2017)

Obverse

Franz Joseph I facing right
More beard than previous issues.

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

Engraver: Josef Tautenhayn

Josef Hermann Tautenhayn was an Austrian medalist and sculptor.

Reverse

Double-headed Austro-Hungarian eagle with crown, orb, and scepter

Lettering:
HVNG.BOH.LOMB ET VEN.GAL.LOD.ILL.REX.A.A. (DATE)
4

Engraver: Josef Tautenhayn

Josef Hermann Tautenhayn was an Austrian medalist and sculptor.

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1866 A 8,463

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