Austria 1828-A 5 kreuzer
"AUSTRIA, Franz II. (I.), 1792-1835 5 Kreuzer 1828 A. Wien. Vorzüglich. Leicht justiert. (empire of Austria, Francis I, 1792-1835, five kreuzer of 1828, Vienna mint. Extremely fine. Minor adjustment marks.)"This denomination, 1/24 of a thaler, was struck in various types 1815-67. This one, with the short haired bust of emperor Francis I, was issued from Vienna and Kremnitz 1825-30. Few were made and the type is now scarce.
Recorded mintage: 53,000.
Specification: 2.33 g, .438 fine silver, this specimen 2.22 g.
Catalog reference: Herinek 934, KM 2124.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Jürg Richter, Auction 39, World coins and medals, coins and medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.