Austria 1561-Hall 10 kreuzer
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA, Ferdinand I. 1521-1564 10 Kreuzer 1561. Hall. Sehr schön. (Holy Roman Empire, Ferdinand I, 1521-64, ten kreuzer of 1561, Hall mint. Very fine.)"This three kreuzer was issued was Ferdinand was still merely king of Rome rather than Holy Roman Emperor. He adopted a beard about 1550 and all his coinage thereafter shows him hirsute.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, this specimen 4.02 g.
Catalog reference: MT 149.
- Jürg Richter, Auction 39, World coins and medals, coins and medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.