1 Pfennig - Franz I

1 Pfennig - Franz I -  obverse1 Pfennig - Franz I -  reverse

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Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Franz I of Lorraine (1745-1765)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1759-1765
Value 1 Pfennig (1/240)
Currency Austro-Hungarian gulden (1754-1857)
Composition Copper
Weight 2.31 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 0.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 2001
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


Franz I bust right, legend around for "Dei Gratia, Romanorum Imperator Semper Augustus, Germaniae Ierosolymae Rex"

Lettering: FRANC·D·G·R·I·S·A·GE·I·REX


Crowned arms of Lorraine, value and date divided below

17 (1) 64




Franz was son of Leopold Duc de Lorraine, and married Maria Theresia (1736), thus creating the Habsburg-Lorraine family.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1759 HA 17%
1759 WI 44%
ND (1759-1764) CA 3%
1764 WI 17%
1765 HA 3%
1765 WI 22%

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