Austria 1763-KB 20 kreuzer
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA, Franz I. 1745-1765 20 Kreuzer 1763. Kremnitz K-B. Fast FDC. (Holy Roman Empire, Francis I, 1745-65, twenty kreuzer of 1763, Kremnitz mint. About uncirculated.)"Twenty kreuzer were minted 1754-97 for Francis I, Maria Theresia, Joseph II, Leopold II and Francis II from all the imperial mints in a bewilderingly array of varieties. Twenty kreuzer made one-sixth of a thaler. This one, struck for Francis I, is known for 1754-65 from Vienna, Kremnitz (shown here), Prague, Nagybanya and Hall. This date is common.
Recorded mintage: unknown but common.
Specification: 6.68 g, .583 fine silver, .125 troy oz ASW; this specimen is 6.69 g.
Catalog reference: KM 2028, Herinek 325. Huszar 1797.
- 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.