Austria 1624 10 kreuzer

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Sincona sale 47, lot 2059
This specimen was lot 2059 in Sincona sale 47 (Zurich, May 2018), where it sold for 100 CHF (about US$120 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Heiliges Romisch Reich, Erzherzog Leopold V. 1619-1632. 10 Kreuzer 1624, Hall. Sehr schön. (Holy Roman Empire, Austria, archduke Leopold V, 1619-32, ten kreuzer of 1624, Hall mint. Very fine.)"
This type is listed for 1623-24 in the SCWC and is the first ten kreuzer from this ruler, who never ascended the imperial throne. A related type (KM 438.2) was struck in 1625.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 4.39 g.

Catalog reference: Moser/Tursky 446, KM 438.1.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1] Richter, Jürg, Auction 47, World Coins and Medals, Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2018.

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