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2 Gulden - Franz Joseph I Wedding

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1854
Value 2 Gulden (2)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 25.90 g
Diameter 36.00 mm
Thickness 2.90 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 12-31-1892
References X# M3, Her# 822
Unusual World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Österreichische Münzprägungen
by Ludwig Herinek
(Eigenverlag)

Commemorative issue

Wedding of Franz Joseph and Sissi

Obverse

Portrait of both Franz Joseph and Elisabeth. legend around (starts 7h) for "Franciscus Iosephus I Dei Gratia Austriae Imperator et Elisabetha, Maximilianus in Bavaria Ducis, Filia"

Lettering:
FRANCISC IOS I D G AVSTRIAE IMP ET ELISABETHA MAX IN BAVAR DVCIS FIL
A

Engraver: Josef Daniel Böhm

Reverse

Elisabeth (left) and Franz Joseph (right), a bishop (facing) blessing their marriage. Date below a line in roman digits.

Lettering:
MATRIMONIO CONIVNCTI
DIE XXIV APRILIS
MDCCCLIV

Translation: Mariage contracted on April 24 1854

Engraver: Johann Weiss

Edge

Inscripted

Lettering: ZWEI GULDEN XII EINE F.W.M.

Comments

Ref ANK#45
Elisabeth von Bayern, born Wittelsbach, was "Sissi".

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
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