Austria 1859-B 2 florins Dav-22
"UNGARN. Franz Joseph I. 1848-1916 Doppelgulden 1859. B Kremnitz. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (kingdom of Hungary, Francis Joseph I, 1848-1916, double gulden of 1859, Kremnitz mint. Very fine-extremely fine.)"The SCWC has listed this under Austria. It was struck 1859-65 at Vienna, Kremnitz (shown here) and Venice. This is the most common date. Some authorities list this issue under Hungary but it differs only in mintmark from the Vienna product.
Recorded mintage: 511,000.
Specification: 24.69 g, .900 fine silver, this specimen 24.64 g.
Catalog reference: Huszar 2129. Dav-22; KM 2230 (under Austria).
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Jürg Richter, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 33, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.