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15 Kreuzer - Leopold I Vienna

15 Kreuzer - Leopold I (Vienna) -  obverse 15 Kreuzer - Leopold I (Vienna) -  reverse

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Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Archduke Leopold I (1657-1705)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1683-1696
Value 15 Kreuzer (1/4)
Composition Silver
Weight 6.3 g
Diameter 30 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 1170, Her# 929-935
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Österreichische Münzprägungen
by Ludwig Herinek
(Eigenverlag)

Obverse

Portrait right with long curly wig, inner beaded circle, the top of the head breaks the circle and divides the legend. Value in roman digits in a frame below bust. Legend (starts 1h) for "Leopoldus Dei Gratia Romanorum Imperator Semper Augustus, Germaniae, Hungariae, Bohemiaeque Rex".

Lettering: LEOPOLDVS D G R I S A GE H BO REX

Reverse

Double headed imperial eagle with simple shield of Austria and Burgundy on the breast, within beaded circle. The crown on top divides the date. Legend (starts 1h) for "Archidux Austriae Dux Burgundiae Comes Tyrolis". Mint mark MWM or no mint mark.

Lettering: ARCHIDVX AVSTRIÆ DVX BVR CO TYR

Comments

Grouped by Krause under KM#1170 with coins minted 1660 to 1676 despite a large difference (shield on reverse principaly).
Variants in legend and details: ex. 1684 Her#930:

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1683 MWM
1684 MWM
1685 MWM
1693 
1694 
1695 
1696 

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