Austria 1787-B 10 kreuzer KM-2065
This specimen was lot 1040 in Stephen Album sale 30 (Santa Rosa, CA, January 2018), where it sold for $152.75. The catalog description noted, "AUSTRIA: Joseph II, 1780-1790, AR 10 kreuzer, 1787-B, prooflike fields, a gorgeous example! NGC graded MS65." This type, one-sixth of a thaler, was struck 1782-88 at A (Vienna), B (Kremnitz, shown here) and E (Karlsburg). Also KM 2066 (open wreath above head, mintmarks A, B, E) and KM 2064 (mintmarks C, E, F, G, H).
Recorded mintage: 2,806,000.
Specification: 3.89 g, .500 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-2065.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Album, Stephen, Joseph Lang, Paul Montz, Michael Barry and Norman Douglas Nicol, Auction 30, featuring the George Anderson Collection of Tibetan Coins, the Dr. John W. Lund Collection of Swedish Coins and the Mike Edwards Collection, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2018.