3 Kreuzer - Ferdinand I Vienna

3 Kreuzer - Ferdinand I (Vienna) -  obverse 3 Kreuzer - Ferdinand I (Vienna) -  reverse

© M. Sander


Country Austria - Habsburg
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1556-1559
Value 3 Kreuzer (1/20)
Composition Silver
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References Markl# 186-203, Schult# 4148
Die münzen, medaillen und prägungen mit namen und titel Ferdinand I.
by Moriz Markl
(A. Haase)
Deutsche Münzen aus der Zeit Karl V.
by Wolfgang Schulten
(Nümismatischer Verlag Schulten)


Portrait of Ferdinand I with beard right, inner cirlce, legend around (starts 12h).

Lettering: FERDINAN. D. G. RO. HVNG. BOH. REX.


Eagle head left with halo, Austrian shield on breast, inner circle divided below by an orb bearing the value. Legend around (starts 1h), date on top.

Lettering: INF HISP ARC // HID AVST D B date


Variants of legend listed by Markl (D B, D BV or D BVR, and ARCHID divided between R and C or between C and H, or replaced by ARC).

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1556  (fr) Markl#186, 187 & 190
1557  (fr) Markl#191-194
1558  (fr) Markl#196-197
1559  (fr) Markl#203

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