Florin of Franz Joseph

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  1. ominus1

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    not an HRE but still fits into my Habsburg collection i reckon :) IMG_1108.JPG IMG_1109.JPG
     
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  3. expat

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    Nice coin. Very influential family of their time. I have only one Franz Joseph, an 1892 re-strike in gold, 8 Florin/20 Francs
    I love the Habsburg double headed eagles.
    Here is some reading if you are so inclined. The following paragraph;
    Because the imperial title was from the sixteenth century on almost continuously vested in members of the Habsburg dynasty, the Habsburg emperor adopted the imperial double-headed eagle with an inescutcheon showing the coats of arms of their lands, devised to underscore the ties between the imperial title and the Habsburgs.
    This was taken from this site https://www.habsburger.net
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  4. wittwolf

    wittwolf Well-Known Member

    Thats a nice coin, I lately received an earlier Florin of the same Emperor:
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