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½ Thaler - Franz II

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1817-1824
Value 1/2 Thaler (1)
Composition Silver (.833)
Weight 14.03 g
Diameter 35 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 2153
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Laureate portrait of Franz II facing right. Legend starts 7h.

Lettering: FRANSCISCUS I D G AVSTRIAE IMPERATOR

Reverse

Crowned double headed imperial eagle. Legend around (starts 1h) for "Hungariae Bohemiae Lombardiae et Venetiae Galiciae Lodomeriae Illiriae Rex, Archidux Austriae".

Lettering: HVN BOH LOMB ET VEN GAL LOD ILL REX A A 1822

Comments

Note. Franz II of the Holy Empire was also Franz I of Austria after 1806. Hence here the coin mentions Fransciscus I.
The new territories mentioned on the legend, Lombardia, Venetia, Illiria, resulted from Wien Congress after Napoleon was defeated.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1817 A 12,024
1818 A 3,695
1818 B
1818 V
1819 A
1819 B 15,000
1819 C
1819 E
1819 G
1820 A
1820 B 23,000
1820 C
1820 E
1820 G Rare
1821 A
1821 B
1821 C
1821 E
1821 G
1821 V
1822 A
1822 B 13,000
1822 C
1822 E
1822 G
1823 A
1823 B 15,000
1823 C
1823 E
1823 G
1824 A
1824 B 13,000
1824 C
1824 G

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