½ Thaler - Ferdinand I Linz

Features

Issuer Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Ferdinand I (1519-1564)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1546-1555
Value 1/2 Thaler (1/2)
Currency Thaler (1520-1754)
Composition Silver
Weight 13.5 g
Diameter 32 mm
Shape Round
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 79739
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Markl# 409-423
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.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

Portrait half size without beard facing left in a double circle, sceptre at left hand. Legend around (starts 12h).

Lettering:
FERDINA D G RO VNG BOE DA C REX
ou
FERDINAN ou FERDINAND

Reverse

Eagle, head facing left with halo, in a double circle with composite arms, 1 ancient Hungary, 2 Bohemia, 3 Austria and ancient Burgundy, and 4 Spain with Castilla and Leon. A small shield of Upper Austria (Oberösterreich) divides the legend below.

Lettering: INF HISPA ARCHI / AVSTRIE DXX BVR

Comments

Markl mentions many variants for the legend and the punctuation Markl#409 to Markl#423.
Illustration on the sheet Markl#419.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1546-1555) 

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