1759, Salzburg, Sigismund III von Schrattenbach. Mint Year: 1759 Mint Place: Salzburg Denomination: Thaler (Convention) References: Davenport 1254, KM-395.2. Certified and graded by PCGS as UNC details: cleaned! Mint Official (die engraver): Franz Xaver Matzenkopf & Franz Xaver Matzekopf Jr. Weight: 27.84gm Diameter: 41mm Material: Silver.
Obverse: Bust of Sigismund III von Schrattenbach as Archibishop-Prince of Salzburg, wearing robe and jewelled cross. Mint master's initials (MK) below.
Reverse: Throned figure of Saint Rupert in clouds, holding crozier. Winged cupids holding salt-cellar beneath him. The Archbishopric of Salzburg was an ecclesiastical state of the Holy Roman Empire, roughly consisting of the present-day state of Salzburg (the ancient Roman city of Iuvavum) in Austria. The Archbishopric of Salzburg was an ecclesiastical state of the Holy Roman Empire, roughly consisting of the present-day state of Salzburg in Austria.
The diocese arose from St. Peter's Abbey, founded about 696 by St. Rupert at the former Roman city of. The last Archbishop with princely authority was Hieronymus von Colloredo, an early patron of Salzburg native Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Since 1648, the Archbishop of Salzburg has also borne the title.
The Archbishopric grew to become one of the most important Catholic bastions in Europe. Possibly the most bigoted of all Catholic areas, it expelled the Jews around 1500 and the Protestants in 1731. The item "1759, Salzburg, Sigismund III von Schrattenbach. PCGS UNC+" is in sale since Thursday, May 30, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Europe\Austria". The seller is "coinworldtv" and is located in Europe. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Composition: Silver
- Certification Number: 36336052
- Certification: PCGS
- Grade: UNC (details: cleaned!