Austria 1797-C kronenthaler Dav-1180
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA, Franz II. (I.), 1792-1835 Kronentaler 1797 C. Prag. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Holy Roman Empire, Francis II, 1792-1835, crown thaler of 1797, Prague mint. Very fine-extremely fine.)"This type is listed for 1792-97 in the SCWC under the Austrian Netherlands, which we regard as an error, as the type was struck throughout the Austrian empire. Prague was in Bohemia.
Recorded mintage: unknown but fairly common.
Specification: 29.44 g, .873 fine silver, .826 troy oz ASW; this specimen is 29.42 g.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
- Jürg Richter, Auction 39, World coins and medals, coins and medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.