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48 Kipper Kreuzer - Ferdinand II Vienna

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Emperor Ferdinand II (1619-1637)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1621-1623
Value 48 Kreuzer (48)
Currency Kipper-kreuzer (1620-1623)
Composition Billon
Weight 9.66 g
Diameter 32 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 317,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Her# 817-821
Österreichische Münzprägungen
by Ludwig Herinek
(Eigenverlag)

Obverse

Laureate portrait facing right in an inner circle, ruffled collar. Mint mark below in the legend.

Lettering: FERDINANDVS II D // G I S AV G H B REX

Reverse

Double headed imperial eagle with the arms of Austria and Burgundy. Value in the legend in an orb, date at end.

Lettering: ARCHID AV DVX (48) BVR CO TYR date

Comments

Herinek mentions a fineness of .258 for such coins minted in Klagenfurt in 1621.
The variant with a rooster as mint mark (Andreas Händl) is 1622 (Herinek#820) (1623 in Krause erroneously).

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1621 Chevron
1622 Chevron
1622 Coq
1623 Chevron

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