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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)
Composition Billon
Weight 9.66 g
Diameter 32 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 317, Her# 817-821
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
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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