1 Groschen - Ferdinand I Wroclaw

1 Groschen - Ferdinand I (Wroclaw) -  obverse1 Groschen - Ferdinand I (Wroclaw) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Royal Mint of Silesia
King Ferdinand I (1519-1564)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1546-1548
Value 1 Groschen (1/24)
Currency Thaler
Composition Silver
Weight 1.85 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 0.9 mm
Shape Round
Technique Hammered
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 98016
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References MB# 25,
George S. Cuhaj (editor); Standard Catalog of World Coins (pre-1600) (unpublished). Krause Publications.
Markl# 1861-1875
Moriz Markl; 1896. Die münzen, medaillen und Prägungen mit Namen und Titel Ferdinand I. / Band 1. Text. Verlag der Verfasser Prag Haase, Prague, Kingdom of Bohemia.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

Bohemian lion

Lettering: FERDI. D. G. ROM. HVN. BOEM. REX

Translation: Ferdinand I by the grace of god Roman, Hungarian, Bohemian king

Reverse

Silesian eagle

Lettering: DVX. SILESIAE. MARC. MORAVI. 1547

Translation: Duke of Silesia, Margrave of Moravia

Mint

Breslau, modern-day Wroclaw, Poland

Comments

MB# is attributed to German States.

Several variants of punctuation and legend described by Markl for 1546 and 1547.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1546 
1547 
1548 

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