½ Kreuzer

½ Kreuzer -  obverse½ Kreuzer -  reverse

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Country City of Saint Gallen
(Swiss cantons)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1714-1739
Value 1/2 Kreuzer = 2 Pfennig = 2 Deniers (1/240)
Currency Thaler (1340-1798)
Composition Billon
Weight 0.4 g
Diameter 14 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 48,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
HMZ# 2-911
Neuer HMZ-Katalog
by Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann
(Helvetische Münzenzeitung)


Rampant bear left, divided value, initials below

2 D




Uniface coin. Typically concave.
Exact years of mintage are unknown.  Years listed below are best-guess. SCWC and HMZ both list as 18th century.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1714-1739)  HMZ: 2-911a, no mint mark
ND (1714-1739)  HMZ: 2-911b, triangle mint mark
ND (1714-1739)  HMZ: 2-911c, "A" mint mark
ND (1714-1739)  HMZ: 2-911d, "A" in circle
ND (1714-1739)  HMZ: 2-911e, "A" between dots in heart

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