Austria 1698-IA 3 kreuzer
This specimen was lot 1938 in Goldberg sale 112 (Los Angeles, September 2019), where it sold for $144. The catalog description noted, "Austria. 3 Kreuzer, 1698-IA. Graz mint. Leopold I, The Hogmouth. Laureate head right. Reverse; Shields. Choice brilliant mint luster. NGC graded MS-64." This type was struck at Graz 1658-1705 and is common. Mintmaster IA is listed for 1695-1705. Three kreuzer were also struck at St. Veit (KM 1116), Vienna (KM 1169), Hall (KM 1356), Kuttenberg (KM 606) and Prague (KM 590).
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: KM-1115.
- Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 112: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2019.