Austria 1818-V 1/2 thaler
"AUSTRIA, Franz II. (I.), 1792-1835 Halbtaler 1818 V. Venedig. Schön/sehr schön. (empire of Austria, Francis I, 1792-1835, half thaler of 1818, Venice mint. Fine/very fine.)"This half thaler was struck for emperor Francis I 1817-24 from six mints (A, B, C, E, G, V). Mintages, where recorded, are generally small (<100,000). This one likely circulated in Lombardy-Venetia.
Recorded mintage: unknown but a better date.
Specification: 14.03 g, .833 fine silver, this specimen 13.93 g.
Catalog reference: Herinek 434, KM 2153.
- 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.