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2 Gulden - Franz Joseph I Wedding

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Franz Joseph (1848-1916)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1854
Value 2 Gulden (2)
Currency Austro-Hungarian gulden (1754-1857)
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,
Unusual World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Her# 822
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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Catalog Austria - Habsburg 2 Gulden - Franz Joseph I (Wedding)