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1 Thaler - Paris von Lodron Consecration

Features

Country Bishopric of Salzburg
(Austrian states)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1628
Value 1 Speciesthaler (1)
Composition Silver
Weight 29.3 g
Diameter 42 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 110, Dav# 3499, Zöttl# 1437
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
European crowns
by John S. Davenport
(Spink)
Salzburg: Münzen und Medaillen 1500 – 1810
by Helmut Zöttl
(Verlag Frühwald)

Commemorative issue

Consecration of St Rupert Cathedral of Salzburg

Obverse

The Cathedral of Salzburg divides the date. On the left St Rupert, right St Virgilius. Below, the arms of Salzburg divide the legend. Legend (starts 7h) for "Ecclesiae Metropolitanae Salisburgensis Dedicatur 25.Sept ab Paride Archiepiscopus".

Lettering:
ECCLES METROP SALISB DEDICATVR 25 SEPT APARIDE ARCHIE
1628

Translation: Consecration of the Metropolitan Church of Salzburg by the Archbishop Paris.

Reverse

Bishops carying a reliquary box within a beaded circle, transfer of the relicts of St. Rupert and St. Virgil on 24 September 1628. Legend around (starts 12h).

Lettering: SS RVPERTVS ET VIRGILIUVS PATRONI TRANSFERVNTVR 24 SEPT

Translation: Saints Rupert and Virgilius patrons were transfered on 24. September

Comments

The same design was produced from 1/4 Thaler to 20 gold Ducat.
Exist with  countermark 16S81 under Zöttl#2088.12:

Photo Lanz Numismatik

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
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1 Thaler - Paris von Lodron (Consecration)