3 Kreuzer - Karl VI München


Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Karl VI (1711-1740)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1712-1714
Value 3 Kreuzer (1/20)
Currency Thaler (1520-1754)
Composition Silver
Weight 1.5 g
Diameter 21 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 1520,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Her# 854
Österreichische Münzprägungen
by Ludwig Herinek


Bust of Karl VI of Habsburg facing right. Value below bust in a frame. Legend around "Carolus VI, Dei Gratia, Romanorum Imperator Semper Augustus, Germaniae, Hispaniae, Hungariae et Bohemiae Rex".

Lettering: CAR VI D G R I / S A G H H & B R


Crowned imperial double headed eagle with Austria and Burgundy arms on breast. The crown divides the date above. Mint mark (star for Munich) below.

Lettering: ARCHIDVX * AVSTRIÆ etc


Coinage of the occupation period of Bavaria by the Austrian Imperial troups (1704, battle of Blenheim, 1713, Treaty of Utrecht) due to alliances during the Spanish succession war. Maximilian II Emanuel of Bavaria was then exiled in the Netherlands.
Variants with 2 ribbons behind the head in 1712 and 3 shapes for the tail feathers. Illustration Her#857 withour ribbon, broader tail.

With ribbons. Photo Lanz Numismatik.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1712  (fr) avec ruban- queue courte Her#854
1712  (fr) avec ruban- queue large Her#856
1712  (fr) avec ruban- queue longue Her#855
1713  (fr) sans ruban- queue large Her#857
1713  (fr) sans ruban- queue longue Her#858
1714  (fr) sans ruban- queue large Her#859

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