Maria Theresa Thaler - 1793 restrike


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Added by Ian David Fenn
In personal collections 2
General Description A very rare (7-10 known examples) disapproved restrike produced in the third quarter of 1793 at Guenzburg mint..
Carl von Ernst (1896) quoting Vienna mint records states that following Tobias Schöbl’s death (25 April 1789) Faby had become Mint Master and the cashier, Franz Stehr, was promoted to Mint Warden {Fabys previous position}. When it became necessary to replace the MTT dies, without waiting for approval, the two officials set the letters of their names on the new dies so replacing the standard S.F with F.S. Vienna mint ordered all dies and coins produced from those dies destroyed
Obv. Description Right facing bust of Maria Theresa with the mint signature F.S. replacing the standard S.F. signature. ( note this is not an error coin)
Rev. Description Double headed eagle with Burgau arms.
Diameter 41.00 mm
Thickness 2.00 mm
Weight 28.0600 g
Material Silver
Orientation Medal
Mint -Not in this list-
Edge Type plain with inscription
Edge Inscription Iustitia Et Clementia
Designer Not known
Catalog prices No catalog prices set yet

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