Austria 1747-WI 6 kreuzer
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA, Franz I. 1745-1765 6 Kreuzer 1747. Wien W-I. Vorzüglich-FDC. (Holy Roman Empire, Francis I, 1745-65, six kreuzer of 1747, Vienna mint. Extremely fine-uncirculated.)"This tiny coin was one fortieth of a thaler. It was the last of the denomination until the 1790's. This type was struck 1747-48 at Hall, Vienna (shown here) and Prague. This is a common date.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.29 g, .438 fine silver; this specimen is 3.31 g.
Catalog reference: KM 2018, Herinek 526.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Jürg Richter, Auction 39, World coins and medals, coins and medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.