Austria 1802-A 1/2 thaler
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA, Franz II. (I.), 1792-1835 1/2 Konventionstaler 1802 A. Wien. Fast vorzüglich. Kleiner beriebener Fleck. (Holy Roman Empire, Francis II, 1792-1835, half convention thaler of 1802. About extremely fine. Minor scratches.)"This type of 1792-1804 is rather scarce. It is the second-to-last type struck for Francis using his title of Holy Roman Emperor, which title he gave up in 1806.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 14.03 g, .833 fine silver, this specimen 13.99 g.
Catalog reference: Herinek 381, KM A2149.
- Jürg Richter, Auction 39, World coins and medals, coins and medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.