Batzen Klippe

Features

Country City of Bern
Ruling authority Free imperial city (1353-1648)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1621-1622
Value 1 Batzen (1/40)
Currency Thaler (1612-1624)
Composition Billon
Weight 2.69 g
Shape Klippe
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 79396
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 23,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
HMZ 1# 2-197,
Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann; 2006. Der neue HMZ-Katalog / Band. 1. Die Münzen der Schweiz : Antike bis Mittelalter. Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
Klippen CH# 36
Christian Winterstein; 2000. Die Klippen der Schweiz : Ein Numismatisches Spezialgebiet. UBS, Basle, Switzerland.

Obverse

Bern shield containing a bear

Lettering: +MONE·NO·REIPV·BERNENSIS 1621

Translation: New coin from Bern

Reverse

Double-headed eagle

Lettering: BERCHT·V·DVX·ZERIN·FVNDATO:

Translation: Berthold, Duke of Zähringen, founder

Comments

The 1621 is not listed in SCWC.

Examples of this type:

Example #1 (2.69g, About Very Fine):

© Image courtesy of SINCONA AG:
◦ Auctioned by SINCONA AG, Auction 30, 20 May 2016, Lot 3564. Sold for 3,000 CHF.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1621 
1622 

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