Germany/Swiss/Austria. Constanz City. Anonymous 16th century. Silver 1/2 batzen.

Ancient Coins - Germany/Swiss/Austria. Constanz City. Anonymous 16th century. Silver 1/2 batzen.
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The city of Constanz is currently considered to be a German city, but at the time this coin was struck the city was in Swiss territory, although it was not considered a Swiss city.  It was in independant Imperial city before 1548, and an Austrian posession for a while after 1548, and since this coin cannot be dated that precisely it is difficult to say to which country this particular coin should be assigned now.

Denomination : Silver 1/2 Batzen.  Mint : Constanz

Date : 16th Century, probably after the mid 1520's.

Size : 22.0 x 22.8 mm.  Weight : 1.63 grams.

Reference : Saurma 1615.

Grade : Fine.

Obverse : City arms with MONETA CIVITATIS CONST around.

Reverse : Saint Conrad of Constance seated, with S CONRAD EPS CONST around.

Saint Conrad was the Bishop of Constance from AD 934 to 975.

Price SKU: vcoin4257
US$ 69.50
  • € 60.41
  • £ 53.06
  • AUD 97.37
  • CHF 69.17
  • CAD 90.67

Rates for: 10/18/18

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