½ Batzen - Maximilian I

½ Batzen - Maximilian I -  obverse½ Batzen - Maximilian I -  reverse

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Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Maximilian I (1486-1519)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1511-1519
Value 2 Kreuzer = 1/2 Batzen (1/30)
Currency Thaler (1520-1754)
Composition Silver
Weight 1.52 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References Schult# 4077
Deutsche Münzen aus der Zeit Karl V.
by Wolfgang Schulten
(Nümismatischer Verlag Schulten)


Crowned shield of Austria within an ornate frame and a circle. Legend around, date in roman characters at top left. Mint mark BB.


Engraver: Bernhard Beheim


Three shields points to the center, within a circle, small flowers between the shields. Legend around.



Variations for the date and variations for the legend. E.g. 1512 with AVSTRIA and STIRIAE:

Photo Münzhandlung Sonntag
Mint mark BB between AV and STRIE or between AUS and TRIE.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1511  (fr) date latin
1512  (fr) date latin
1512  (fr) date M D XII
1513  (fr) date M D 13
1513  (fr) date M D XIII
1514  (fr) date M D XIV
1515  (fr) date M D XV
1516  (fr) date M D XVI
1517  (fr) date M D XVII
1518  (fr) date M D XVIII
1519  (fr) date latin
1519  (fr) date M D XIX

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Catalog Austria - Habsburg ½ Batzen - Maximilian I