Milan 1784-LB scudo Dav-1387
"RDR/ÖSTERREICH Joseph II. 1765-1790. Scudo 1784, Mailand. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Austria, Leopold II, 1790-92, scudo of 1784, Milan mint, very fine to extremely fine.)"This type was struck for Joseph II 1781-86 and succeeded a similar coin made for Maria Theresia (Dav-1386). It was superseded by the kronenthaler or crocione of 1786-90. Austria lost Milan to the French in 1797.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, this specimen 22.97 g.
Catalog reference: Dav-1387; KM-212; MzA p. 286.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
- Numismatic Coins, Medals & Banknotes, Auction 11, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2013.