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5 Ducat - Leopold I Vienna

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Archduke Leopold I (1657-1705)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1659
Value 5 Ducat (11.25)
Currency Thaler (1520-1754)
Composition Gold (.986)
Weight 17.26 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 1163,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Her# 84,
Österreichische Münzprägungen
by Ludwig Herinek
(Eigenverlag)
Fr# 262
Gold Coins of the World: From Ancient Times to the Present
by Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg
( Coin & Currency Institute, 2017)

Obverse

Laureate bust facing right without inner circle. Legend around (starts 1h). Mint mark for Faber von Rosenstock in legend below.

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

Reverse

Double headed eagle with composite arms on ovale shield, the crown above divide the date, small shield of Niederösterreich below for Wien. Legend (starts 1h) for "Archi Dux Austriae Dux Burgundiae Styriae Carinthiae Carniolae Comes Tyrolis".

Lettering: ARCHI D A D B S C // C C TYR :1.6.5.9.

Comments

According to Herinek, ½ Taler dies were used.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1659 

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