½ Sovrano - Franz II

Features

Country Duchy of Milan (Italian states)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1800
Value 1/2 Sovrano (45/12)
Currency Scudo (?-1796)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 5.53 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 81872
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 248,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Fr# 741b,
Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg, Robert Friedberg; 2017. Gold Coins of the World : From Ancient Times to the Present (9th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Williston, Vermont, USA.
N&V# 485,
Raffaele Negrini, Alberto Varesi; 1991. La Monetazione di Milano (dal 756 al 1802). Numismatica viscontea, Milano, Italy.
C# 60
William D. Craig; 1976. Coins of the World, 1750-1850 (3rd edition). Western Publishing, Racine, Wisconsin, USA.

Obverse

Bust to right above mintmark.

Lettering: FRANCISC. II. D. G. R. IMP. S. A. GE. HIE. HV. BO. REX.

Reverse

Crowned oval arms.

Lettering: ARCH. AVST. DVX. BVRG. LOTH. BRAB. COM. FLAN.

Comments

Similar coins with other mint marks are under Austrian Netherlands.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1800 M

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