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20 Kreuzer - Maria Theresia Vienna

20 Kreuzer - Maria Theresia (Vienna) -  obverse 20 Kreuzer - Maria Theresia (Vienna) -  reverse

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Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Empress Maria Theresa (1740-1780)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1754-1766
Value 20 Kreuzer (1/3)
Composition Silver (.583)
Weight 6.68 g
Diameter 27.3 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 1814, Her# 830-835, Her# 837-842, Her# 844
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Österreichische Münzprägungen
by Ludwig Herinek
(Eigenverlag)

Obverse

Unveiled portrait facing right right within a wreath of palm and laurel. Legend around for "Maria Theresia Dei Gratia Romanorum Imperatrix Germaniae Hungariae Bohemiae Regina".

Lettering: M THERESIA D G R // IMP GE HU BO REG

Translation: Maria Theresia, by the grace of God Roman Empress, Queen of Germany, Hungary and Bohemia

Reverse

Crowned double headed Imperial eagle with Austrian shieldon breast on a square pedestal surrounded by wreath. Value on the pedestal. Legend around for "Archidux Austriae Dux Burgundiae Comes Tyrolis". Date en fin de legende.

Lettering: ARCHID AVST DUX BURG CO TYR date

Translation: Archduchess of Austria, Duchess of Burgundy, Countess of Tyrol

Comments

The "X" next to the year, sometimes referred to as cross or saltire, indicates that the coin has been struck following the coinage convention of 1753.
Ex. of 1766 over 1765:

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1754 
1755 
1756 
1757 
1758 
1759 
1760 
1761 
1762 
1763 
1764 
1765  With number 20 circular rounding
1765  With number 20 cubed rounding
1766  (fr) frappé sur 1765 - Her#844

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