Austria 1831-A 1/2 thaler
"AUSTRIA, Franz II. (I.), 1792-1835 Halbtaler 1831 A. Wien. Vorzüglich-FDC. (empire of Austria, Francis I, 1792-1835, half thaler of 1831, Vienna mint, Vienna mint. Extremely fine-uncirculated.)"This one year type is scarce. Half thalers were struck at this standard until 1851.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 14.03 g, .833 fine silver, this specimen 14.13 g.
Catalog reference: Herinek 451, KM 2155.
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- Jürg Richter, Auction 39, World coins and medals, coins and medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.