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2 Ducat - Leopold I Graz

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Archduke Leopold I (1657-1705)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1685-1687
Value 2 Ducat (4.5)
Currency Thaler (1520-1754)
Composition Gold (.986)
Weight 6.8 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 1276,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Her# 191-192
Österreichische Münzprägungen
by Ludwig Herinek
(Eigenverlag)

Obverse

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

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

Reverse

Crowned composite arms in an ornamented shield surrounded by the chain of the Golden Fleece. Date divided by the crown on top.

Lettering: ARCHI D AVS // D BV STYRIÆ date

Comments

2 types are documented by Herinek with different ornementations of the shieldand legends on reverse. BVRG in 1676 and D BV in 1687 (our illustration).
1687 is overwritten on 1685.
1672 (pooled by Krause with the others) has an eagle on reverse and is a different type.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1685 IAN
1687 IAN (fr) regravé sur 1685

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