½ Thaler - Franz II

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Francis I of Austria (1804-1835)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1832-1835
Value 1/2 Thaler (1)
Currency Austro-Hungarian gulden (1754-1857)
Composition Silver (.833)
Weight 14.03 g
Diameter 33 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 2156
  • 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 II with short hair 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 1833

Edge

Inscribed text

Lettering: IUSTITIA REGNORUM FUNDAMENTUM

Comments

Note. Franz II of the Holy Empire was also Franz I of Austria after 1806. Hence here the coin mentions Fransciscus I.

Note: Some coins from 1832 A and 1833 A do not have edge lettering.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1832 A
1833 A
1833 E
1834 A
1835 A

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