Olmutz 1820 20 kreuzer
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA | Olmütz, Bistum, Rudolph Johann von Österreich, 1819-1830. 20 Kreuzer 1820, Wien. Vorzüglich-FDC. Hübsche Patina. (bishopric of Olmutz, Rudolf John of Austria, 1819-30, twenty kreuzer of 1820, Vienna mint. Extremely fine-uncirculated, Attractively toned.)"Archduke Rudolf Johann was the last archbishop to issue coins for his state. In 1820, he had minted a twenty kreuzer (shown here), half thaler, thaler and ducat. This ecclesiastical state was in Moravia, then part of Austria, now the Czech Republic.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 6.68 g, .583 fine silver, 28.3 mm diameter, this specimen 6.67 g.
Catalog reference: KM 490, Suchomel/Videman 1201.
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