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½ Thaler - Ferdinand III Vienna

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Ferdinand III (1637-1657)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1651-1656
Value 1/2 Thaler (1/2)
Composition Silver
Weight 14 g
Diameter 39 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 974, Her# 530-534
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Österreichische Münzprägungen
by Ludwig Herinek
(Eigenverlag)

Obverse

Laureate portrait right with beaded inner circle. With or without lion's head at shoulder, date under the bust or at end of legend.

Lettering: FERDINANDVS S A D G ROM IM S A GE HV BO REX

Reverse

Double headed imperial eagle with halos, smal orb between the heads, Austrian shield between the tail feathers dividing the legend. No inner circle.

Lettering: ARC DVX AVST D // BVR S K C C TYR

Comments

Only 1 KM but 3 types.
Type with date at end of legend for 1653:

Images HD Rauch.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1651  (fr) Date dessous, pas de lion. Her#530
1652  (fr) Date fin de légende, tête de lion Her#531
1653  (fr) Date fin de légende, tête de lion Her#532
1655  (fr) Date dessous, tête de lion Her#533
1656  (fr) Date dessous, tête de lion Her#534

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