2 Ducat - Leopold I St Veit

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Archduke Leopold I (1657-1705)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1659
Value 2 Ducat (4.5)
Currency Thaler (1520-1754)
Composition Gold (.986)
Weight 6.92 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 1160,
  • 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# 193
Ludwig Herinek; 1970. Österreichische Münzprägungen. Münzhandlg Herinek, Vienna, Austria.

Obverse

Laureate portrait with smooth hair, facing right, inner circle. Legend around (starts 1h). An arabesque on top.

Lettering: LEOPOLDVS D G R I S A G H B REX

Reverse

Crowned double headed imperial eagle with sword and sceptre, composite arms in an ovale shield at centre surrounded by the chain of the Golden Fleece. A small shield of Carinthia (Kärnten) divides the legend below. Date divided by the crown on top. ET linked for "etc" in legend.

Lettering: ARCHI AVST ET // CARTIN DVX B date

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1659 

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