Austria 1861-A 4 kreuzer
This specimen was part of lot 22261 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Chicago, August 2019), where it sold for $576. The catalog description noted, "AUSTRIA. Various Denominations (5 Pieces), 1841-1892. All NGC Certified. 1) 1841-A. 20 Kreuzer. NGC MS-62; 2) 1861-A. 4 Kreuzer. NGC Genuine--Obv Damage, AU Details; 3) 1868. Taler. NGC Genuine--Cleaned, UNC Details. Shooting festival; 4) 1879. 2 Florin. NGC Genuine--Cleaned, AU Details; 5) 1892. Corona. NGC Genuine--Harshly Cleaned, VF Details." This four kreuzer was struck 1860-64 and is common, but the 1864-A is the most common date.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: KM-2194.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
- Orsini, Matt, Richard Ponterio and Kyle Ponterio, The August 2019 Chicago ANA Auction: World Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2019.