French/German. Strassburg Bishopric. Johann v. Manderscheid. AD 1569 to 1592. Silver 2 Kreuzer dated 1578.

Ancient Coins - French/German. Strassburg Bishopric.  Johann v. Manderscheid. AD 1569 to 1592. Silver 2 Kreuzer dated 1578.
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Strassburg is now in France, but at the time this coin was struck it was an Imperal Free City, in what was then German territory.

Denomination : Silver 2 Kreuzer (1/2 batzen).  Mint : Strassburg.

Date : AD 1578.

Size : 18.7 x 19.5 mm.  Weight : 1.52 grams.

Reference : Saurma 1946

Grade : good FINE (VF for wear, but significant weak areas).

Obverse : Arms with the two digit date 78 to the sides, with IOAN D G EPIS AREN ALLAN around.

Reverse : Double headed eagle with the denomination mark 2 in the center, with RVDOLPH II IMP AVG PF DEC around (citing the Holy Roman Emperor, Rudolf II).

Price SKU: vcoin4305
US$ 32.50
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Rates for: 10/22/18

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