1 Thaler - Ferdinand I Klagenfurt

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Ferdinand I (1519-1564)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1532
Value 1 Thaler (1)
Currency Thaler (1520-1754)
Composition Silver
Weight 28.2 g
Diameter 45 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References Markl# 1442-1446,
  • 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.
  • Moriz Markl; 1896. Die münzen, medaillen und Prägungen mit Namen und Titel Ferdinand I. / Band 2. Abbildungen. Verlag der Verfasser Prag Haase, Prague, Kingdom of Bohemia.
Schult# 4025
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

Portrait right, crowned, dividing the date, smooth hair and without beard. Beaded circle and legend around.

Lettering:
FERDI D G ROMA HVN BOEM EC REX INFANS HISPANI
15 32

Reverse

7 shields, above the eagle of the Holy Empire head left, below right, Bohemia and Styriae, left Hongary and Austria, below dividing the legend, Carniola (Krain), at the centre Carinthia (Kärnten). Legend (starts 1h) for "Archidux Austriae et Carinthiae Dux Styriae Carniolae".

Lettering: ARCHIDVX AVST ET C // ARINT D STYRI CARNI

Comments

Also referenced Probszt (Schaumünzen Innerösterreichs) #30.
Markl#1442 is a Thaler of 22,7 g and 44 mm diameter. According to Schulten, similar coins weighing 1¼, 1½ and 2 Guldiner were minted.
One sold by http://www.auktionen-fruehwald.com/ weighs 28.4.

Another wariant with different hair, slight differences also in face, and date.

Photos http://www.oslomyntgalleri.no/.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1532 

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