20 Kreuzer - Franz II

20 Kreuzer - Franz II -  obverse20 Kreuzer - Franz II -  reverse

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Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Franz II (1792-1804)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1804-1806
Value 20 Kreuzer (1/3)
Currency Austro-Hungarian gulden (1754-1857)
Composition Silver (.583)
Weight 6.70 g
Diameter 27.88 mm
Thickness 1.45 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 2140,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 224
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)


Portrait right of Franz II of Habsburg in a laurel wreath, mint mark under. Legend for "Franciscus II Dei Gratia Romanorum et Haereditarius Austriae Imperator"



Double headed imperial eagle with the shield of the Holly Empire on breast, framed value below with twigs. Legend around for "Germaniae Hungariae Bohemiae Rex Archidux Austriae - Dux Lotharengis Venetiae Salisburgi". Salzburg was joined to the Austrian Empire only in 1805. From 1798 to 1866, Venice was under Austrian rule (except for Napoleonic period 1805-14).

Lettering: GER.HVN.BOH.REX.A.A. 20 D.LOTH.VEN.SAL.1806.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1804 A 7%
1804 F 0.8%
1804 H 0.8%
1805 A 5%
1805 B 8,402,000 25%
1805 C 1,993,000 1.6%
1805 E 9%
1805 G 2%
1806 A 38%
1806 B 19,090,000 28%
1806 C 2,977,000 9%
1806 D 1.6%
1806 E 0.8%
1806 G 3%

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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