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TALER

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

A round coin. On the obverse is an equal-armed cross with an eagle in the center and an inscription around the edge. The arms of the cross have a mask with feathers at each end. On the reverse is the double-headed eagle of the Holy Roman Empire with an inscription around the edge.

Category:
exchange media
Object name:
TALER
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Germany
Date made:
1623
Size:
4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.192
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION; DATE on obverse: MONETA NOVA REIPUB FRANCOFVRTENSIS 1623; on reverse: FERDINANDUS II D:G ROM IMP SEMP AVGUST AE
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973