Austria 1852-A 20 kreuzer KM-2210
"AUSTRIA, Franz Joseph I. 1848-1916 20 Kreuzer 1852 A. Wien Kopf nach links. FDC. (empire of Austria, Francis Joseph I, 1848-1916, twenty kreuzer of 1852, Vienna mint, head to left. Uncirculated.)"The twenty kreuzer shown here was struck in 1852 at Vienna and Prague. A redesigned type (KM 2211, bust right) was struck 1852-56 at four mints. It was 4.32 g, .900 fine silver, and had the same amount of silver. The "bust right" type is common in all grades.
Recorded mintage: unknown but slightly scarce.
Specification: 6.68 g, .583 fine silver, .125 troy oz ASW, this specimen 6.68 g.
Catalog reference: Herinek 667, KM 2210.
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