½ Thaler - Ferdinand I Linz

Features

Issuer Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Ferdinand I (1519-1564)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1536
Value 1/2 Thaler (1/2)
Currency Thaler (1520-1754)
Composition Silver
Weight 14.5 g
Diameter 32 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 86279
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Markl# 424,
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.
Schult# 4182
Wolfgang Schulten; 1974. Deutsche Münzen aus der Zeit Karl V : Typenkatalog der Gepräge zwischen dem Beginn der Talerprägung (1484) und der dritten Reichsmünzordnung (1559). Nümismatischer Verlag Schulten, Frankfurt, Germany.

Obverse

Crowned young portrait half size without beard facing left in a beaded circle, sceptre at left hand. Date under left harm. Legend around (starts with a cross at 12h) for "Ferdinandus Dei Gratia Romanorum Hungariae Bohemiae Dalmatiae Croatiae".

Lettering: FERDINAND D G ROM HVNG BOEM DAL CRO

Reverse

Eagle, head facing left with halo, in a beaded 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. Legend (starts with a cross at 12h) for "Rex Infans Hispaniae Archidux Austriae Dux Burgundiae".

Lettering: REX INF HISPA ARC / HID AVSTRIE DXX BV

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1536 

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