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1578-1637 Medieval Austria, Silver 3 Kreuzer Ferdinand II NGC AU Story Vault

1578-1637 Medieval Austria, Silver 3 Kreuzer Ferdinand II NGC AU Story Vault
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Why purchase this 1631 Silver 3 Kreuzer coin of Ferdinand II?

The Holy Roman Empire was ruled by Ferdinand II from 1619-1637, a period dominated by the religious conflict known as the Thirty Years' War. This 3 Kreuzer Silver coin struck in 1631 for Ferdinand II ranges in diameter from 20-22 mm, with a weight of approximately 1.55 grams.

Remarkably Detailed Imperial Portrait

Featured on the obverse is the right facing laureate portrait of Ferdinand II, with the coin's face value "3" inscribed below. The image is framed by "FERDI II D G R I S A G H B REX," which translates as "Ferdinand II by the Grace of God Emperor of the Romans, King of Germany, Hungary and Bohemia."

The reverse features three heart-shaped shields bearing symbolism representing Austria, Burgundy and Styria. Inscribed "ARCH AVS DVX BVR STYRIAE" (Archduke of Austria, Duke of Burgundy and Styria) and the date "1631."

NGC About Uncirculated

This 3 Kreuzer silver coin struck in 1631 at the Graz Mint for Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II received the grade of About Uncirculated from Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), which is equivalent to a Sheldon Scale grade of 50-53. The coin exhibits complete design details, with slight flattening on the highest points along with several surface hairlines. The silver Kreuzer is protected in a labeled NGC holder along with a narrative describing Ferdinand and the significance of his reign in a Story Vault package.

Add this Austrian 3 Kreuzer silver coin struck for Ferdinand II to your collection today!

Year of Issue:1578-1637
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:AU Details
Designation:Surface Hairlines
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