Austria 1759-KB kreuzer
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA, Franz I. 1745-1765 Kreuzer 1759. Kremnitz K-B. FDC. (Holy Roman Empire, Francis I, 1745-65, kreuzer of 1759, Kremnitz mint. Uncirculated.)"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 (KM 1761.1), Vienna, Kremnitz (shown here), Graz and Nagybanya. This is a common date.
Recorded mintage: 266,000.
Specification: billon; this specimen is 0.74 g.
Catalog reference: KM 2009.1, Herinek 623. Huszar 1821.
- 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.