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5 Kreuzer - Maria Theresia Vienna

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Empress Maria Theresia (1740-1780)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1772-1779
Value 5 kreuzer (1/12)
Currency Austro-Hungarian gulden (1754-1857)
Composition Silver (.438)
Weight 2.33 g
Diameter 21.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 1863,
  • 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# 1288-1290
Ludwig Herinek; 1970. Österreichische Münzprägungen. Münzhandlg Herinek, Vienna, Austria.

Obverse

Veiled bust right in wreath

Lettering: M • THERESIA • D • G • R • IMP • HU • BO • REG •

Reverse

Crowned imperial double eagle with Austrian arms on breast. Value in a frame with wreath below, mint marks below talons.

Lettering: ARCHID • AUST • DUX • BURG • CO • TYR • date

Comments

There are variations among years. E.g. for 1778:

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1772 CK 63% Her#1288
1778 CA 25% Her#1289
1779 CA 13% Her#1290

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