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¼ Thaler - Maria Theresia Hall

¼ Thaler - Maria Theresia (Hall) -  obverse ¼ Thaler - Maria Theresia (Hall) -  reverse

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1742-1745
Value 1/4 Thaler (1/4)
Composition Silver (.835)
Weight 7.18 g
Diameter 30 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 1695, Her# 744-747
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Österreichische Münzprägungen
by Ludwig Herinek
(Eigenverlag)

Obverse

Bust of Maria Theresia facing right. Legend for "MT Dei Gratia Regina Hungariae Bohemiaeque"

Lettering:
MARIA THERESIA // D G REG HUNG BOH
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MAR THERESIA // D G REG HUNG BO

Reverse

Crowned coat of arms flanked by branches and eagle heads. To the centre the arms of Tyrol, on top the patriarchal cross of Hungary and the lion of Bohemia, below the arms of Austria and ancient Burgundy. Below the fractionnal value. Legend around the rim for "Archidux Austriae Dux Burgundiae Comes Tyrolis".

Lettering: ARCHID AUST DUX (1/4) BURG COM TYR date

Comments

2 main types exist, both in 1745.
Type 1. obverse legend MARIA THERESIA and HUNG BOH, inverted arms of Burgundy on reverse: example our main illustration for 1744. There are variations for the portrait and the frame around the value. E.g.

Photos http://www.lanzauctions.com/
Type 2. obverse legend MAR THERESIA and HUNG BO, arms of Burgundy right: e.g.

Photos http://stevealbum.com/

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1742  (fr) type 1, Her#744
1743  (fr) type 1
1744  (fr) type 1, Her#746
1745  (fr) type 1
1745  (fr) type 2, Her#747

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