Austria 1757 kreuzer KM-1761.1

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Heritage sale 3064, lot 32483
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This specimen was lot 32483 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $432. The catalog description[1] noted, "Maria Theresa Kreuzer 1757 MS66 PCGS, Hall mint. Frosted devices contrast sharply with subtly reflective surfaces, resulting in a beautiful cameo effect." This tiny coin was 1/120 of a thaler. It was the last of the denomination struck in billon; later issues were copper. This type was struck 1747-60 at Hall (shown here), Vienna, Kremnitz (KM 2009.1), Graz and Nagybanya. This is a common date.

Recorded mintage: 83,000.

Specification: billon.

Catalog reference: KM 1761.1.


  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3064, featuring the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2018.

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