Batzen

Features

Issuer City of Zürich
Period Free imperial city (1218-1648)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1623-1633
Value 1 Batzen (1/32)
Currency Thaler (1621-1651)
Composition Billon
Weight 2.18 g
Diameter 24 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 48694
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Hürlimann# 956,
Hans Hürlimann; 1966. Zürcher Münzgeschichte. Kommissionsverlag Berichthaus Zürich, Zürich.
HMZ 2# 1154,
Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann; 2006. Der neue HMZ-Katalog / Band. 2. Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins : 15./16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart. Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
Divo/Tob17# 1098,
Jean-Paul Divo, Edwin Tobler; 1987. Die Münzen der Schweiz im 17. Jahrhundert. Bank Leu AG, Zürich, Switzerland.
KM# 40,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Wunderly 1# 639
Wilhelm Tobler-Meyer; 1896. Die Münz- und Medaillen-Sammlung des Herrn Hans Wunderly v. Muralt in Zürich / Band 1. Münzen und Medaillen der Stadt und des Kantons Zürich und der ehemaligen Benedictinerabtei Rheinau : Erläutert und beschrieben von Wilhelm Tobler-Meyer. Albert Müller Kommissions-Verlag, Zürich, Switzerland.

Obverse

Arms on cross

Lettering: MON: NO:TH VRIC ENSIS

Reverse

Crown over two-headed eagle

Lettering: 1623·CIVITA:IMPERIALIS*

Edge

Smooth

Comments

This coin also exists in Klippe form: KM#41

See also

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1623  Year on left of crown.
1623  Year on right of crown
1624 
1633 

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