2 Thaler - Ferdinand III Graz

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Ferdinand III (1637-1657)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1640-1641
Value 2 Thaler (2)
Currency Thaler (1520-1754)
Composition Silver
Weight 60.34 g
Diameter 49 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 876.2,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Dav ECT# B3186
John Stewart Davenport; 1964. European Crowns and Talers Since 1800 (2nd edition in one volume of "European Crowns sinc). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Laureate bust right within a beaded circle, date below bust.

Lettering: FERDINANDVS III D G ROM IMP S A G HVNG BOHE REX

Reverse

Crowned ornamental arms in flat top shield, small Styria shield on top (panther spitting fire), surrounded by the chain of the order of the Golden Fleece, within a circle. The crown breaks the circle and divides the legend.

Lettering: ARCHI AVST DVX BVR STYRIÆ ETc

Comments

Thick planchet (49mm vs 59).

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1640 
1641  (fr) frappé sur 40

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