½ Thaler - Franz II

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Francis II (1792-1804)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1792-1804
Value 1/2 Thaler (1)
Currency Austro-Hungarian gulden (1754-1857)
Composition Silver (.833)
Weight 14.03 g
Diameter 35 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# A2149,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Her# 371-383
Ludwig Herinek; 1970. Österreichische Münzprägungen. Münzhandlg Herinek, Vienna, Austria.

Obverse

Laureate portrait with long hair. Mint mark A for Viena below.

Lettering: FRANCISCVS II.D.G.R.IMP.S.A.GERM. HV.BO. REX

Reverse

Imperial eagle with composite arms.

Lettering: ARCH. AVST. D. BVRG. LOTH. M. D. HET.

Edge

Inscripted text

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1792 A
1793 A
1794 A
1795 A
1796 A
1797 A
1798 A
1799 A 4,475
1800 A
1801 A
1802 A
1803 A
1804 A

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