The Numismatic Circular Volume 4-5

The Numismatic Circular Volume 4-5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...duke in the British military service in Ireland or on the continent. The 4-kreutzer of 1698 was struck for the signory of Weyl near Stuttgart. Wuixburg. There is a long series of coins in all metals of the prince-bishops down to the 19th c. Many of the large silver thalers nave a standing figure of St. Killian holding a sword and a crozier. The copper money may be distinguished by the key and W in the two compartments of the shield. Franz Streber, in his paper, M tinmen des Bischops Gerhard von Wur%burg, 1372-1400, has furnished information on the money of this prelate (pfennige and schillings) and has given cuts of several examples. The pieces bear for the most part a curious portrait. Y Ypres. We may notice a double sol of Charles le Temeraire countermarked with a crowned Y by the Sire de Marquettes, governor of Ypres (1582-3) as money of necessity. There is. a leeuendaalder without date having on l L a floreated cross occupying the whole field and IEPR in Flemish. Yves, Namur, the place of origin of sterlings with a crowned facing portrait of Gaucher de Chatillon, comte de Porcieu, as seigneur de Florennes. Z Zacatecas, Mexico. There are pillar dollars of 1810 and 1811 with the legend struck over them: Moneda Provisional de Zacatecas and the titles of Ferdinand VII. of Spain. Zallant. See Utrecht. Zanobino. See C. ofE. p. 242-3. The name was derived from the kneeling figure of St Zanobio, Bishop of Florence, on the coin. Zara Dalmatia. Of the money of necessity of 1813 the 18 francs 40 c. =4 ounces, the half, 2 ounces, &c. The Venetian money for Zara was doubtless struck at V. Zator. In the Catalogue of Mints in Hazlitt, a reference occurs to the Austrian currency for this former Galician duchy. Zecchino, a term loosely...show more

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  • 1236963032
  • 9781236963031