Trento 1739 1/2 soldo
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA. Karl VI. 1711-1740 1/2 Soldo 1739. Hall Für Trient. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Holy Roman Empire, Charles VI, 1711-40, half soldo of 1739, struck in Hall for the Trentino. Very fine-extremely fine.)"The bishopric of Trent was a princely state in the Alps ruled by a Hapsburg client until it was annexed outright by Austria during the Napoleonic mediatizations. It fell to Italy after World War One but remains German-speaking. This half soldo is accompanied by a one soldo (KM 2).
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 1.1 g, copper, this specimen 1.39 g.
Catalog reference: M.T. 916, KM 1.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Jürg Richter, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 33, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.