2 Kreuzer - Ferdinand I Vienna

2 Kreuzer - Ferdinand I (Vienna) -  obverse2 Kreuzer - Ferdinand I (Vienna) -  reverse

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Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Ferdinand I (1519-1564)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1560-1563
Value 2 Kreuzer = ½ Batzen (1/30)
Currency Thaler (1520-1754)
Composition Silver
Weight 1.21 g
Diameter 20 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References Markl# 229-242
  • Moriz Markl; 1896. Die münzen, medaillen und Prägungen mit Namen und Titel Ferdinand I. / Band 1. Text. Verlag der Verfasser Prag Haase, Prague, Kingdom of Bohemia.
  • Moriz Markl; 1896. Die münzen, medaillen und Prägungen mit Namen und Titel Ferdinand I. / Band 2. Abbildungen. Verlag der Verfasser Prag Haase, Prague, Kingdom of Bohemia.

Obverse

Double headed eagle with Austrian arms in a circle. Legend (start 1h) for "Ferdinand Dei Gratia Romanorum Imperator Semper Augustus Germaniae Hungariae Bohemiae Rex"

Lettering:
FERD D G RO IM S AVG G HV B REX

ou GE

Reverse

Imperial orb with value in a double circle, legend (starts 1h) for "Infans Hispaniae Archidux Austriae Dux Burgundiae".

Lettering:
✿ INF HIS ARCHID AVST DVX BV date

ou B ou BVR ou BVRG

Mint

Vienna, Austria (1194-date)

Comments

After 1558, Ferdinand became Emperor of the Romans after abdication of his brother Charles V.
Variants exist in legend. Markl mentions 3 types 1560, 6 types 1561, 4 types 1562 and 1 type 1563. Différences: G or GE for Germaniae, B, BV BVR or BVRG for Burgundiae, a star or a flower after the date, an E between DG and RO on one 1560 type.
Example for 1563 with star and GE:

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1560  (fr) Markl#229 -231
1561  (fr) Markl#232-237
1562  (fr) Markl#238-241
1563  (fr) Markl#242

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