20 Kreuzer - Franz I

20 Kreuzer - Franz I -  obverse20 Kreuzer - Franz I -  reverse

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Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Franz I of Lorraine (1745-1765)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1754-1765
Value 20 Kreuzer (1/3)
Currency Austro-Hungarian gulden (1754-1857)
Composition Silver (.583)
Weight 6.68 g
Diameter 27 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 2028
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


Laureate head of Franz of Lothringen right within wreath. Legend around for "Franciscus Dei Gratia Romanorum Imperator Semper Augustus Germaniae Ierusalem Rex Lothringenis & Barri Magnus Hetruriae Dux"


Translation: Franz by God Grace Emperor of the Romans Always August King of Germany and Jerusalem Duke of Lorraine and Bar, Grand Duke of Tuscany (Hetruriae is Tuscany)


Crowned double headed eagle on pedestal containing value, flanked by branches. On breast, arms of Lorraine and Tuscany with order of the Golden Fleece.

Lettering: IN TE DOMINE SPERAVI 1765 X


Existence of overdates 1760/59 NB and 1761/57 HA.
Exemples of variability in details (wreath, palm, feathers, position of legend, size of letters etc). Same for obverse. E.g. with 1756 HA, 1763 WI and 1756 GR.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1754 GR
1754 HA
1754 PR
1754 WI
1755 GR
1755 HA
1755 KB
1755 NB
1755 PR
1755 WI
1756 GR
1756 HA
1756 NB
1756 PR
1756 WI
1757 GR
1757 HA
1757 NB
1757 PR
1757 WI
1758 HA
1758 KB
1758 NB
1758 PR
1759 GR
1759 HA
1759 KB
1759 NB
1759 PR
1760 GR
1760 HA
1760 KB
1760 NB
1760 PR
1761 GR
1761 HA
1761 KB
1761 NB
1762 HA
1762 NB
1762 WI
1763 WI
1764 HA
1764 KB
1764 WI
1765 GR
1765 HA
1765 KB
1765 NB
1765 PR
1765 WI

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