Bohemia 1752 17 kreuzer
"Heiliges Romisch Reich, Maria Theresia, 1740-1780. 17 Kreuzer 1752, Prag. Vorzüglich. Minimal justiert. (Holy Roman Empire, Austria, Maria Theresia, 1740-80, seventeen kreuzer of 1752, Prague mint. Extremely fine, Minor adjustment marks.)"We don't know what prompted the issue of this denomination, which competed with contemporary ten, fifteen and twenty kreuzer, but various types were issued 1751-65 from Vienna, Prague (KM 763), Nagybanya, Kremnitz, Karlsburg, Hall (KM 2026.1) and Graz. Seventeen kreuzer with the bust of Maria Theresia also exist from Prague (KM 762, shown here), Vienna (KM 1782), Graz (KM 1795), Kremnitz (KM 356.1) and Hall (KM 1796).
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 6.12 g, .542 fine silver, this specimen 6.09 g.
Catalog reference: Herinek 1047, KM-762.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Richter, Jürg, Auction 47, World Coins and Medals, Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2018.