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3 Kreuzer - Maria Theresia

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Empress Maria Theresia (1740-1780)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1765-1780
Value 3 Kreuzer (1/20)
Currency Austro-Hungarian gulden (1754-1857)
Composition Silver (.350)
Weight 1.7 g
Diameter 19 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 1780
References KM# 1996,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Her# 1323-1338
Österreichische Münzprägungen
by Ludwig Herinek
(Eigenverlag)

Obverse

Portrait of Maria Theresa veiled facing right

Lettering: M THERES D G // R I HU BO REG

Translation:
M(aria) THERES(ia) D(ei) G(ratia) R(omanorum) I(mperatrix) HU(ngariae) BO(hemiae) REG(ina)
Maria Theresa, by the Grace of God, Roman Empress, Queen of Hungary and Bohemia

Reverse

Crowned double headed imperial eagle, "3" on breast. Mint marks under the claws.

Lettering: ARCH AUST DUX // BU CO TYR [date] x

Translation:
ARCH(idux) AUST(riae) DUX BU(rgundiae) CO(mes) TYR(olis)
Archduchess of Austria, Duchess of Burgundy, Countess of Tyrol
The "x" symbol is a saltire (Burgundian cross). It was added in 1750 to indicate the new coinage standard with a debased thaler.

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1765 
1766 CK
1767 CK
1768 CK
1769 CK
1770 CK
1771 CK
1772 CK
1773 CK
1774 CA
1774 CK
1775 CA
1776 CA
1777 CA
1778 CA
1779 CA
1780 CA

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Numista Rarity index: 90 Search tips
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