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Numismatics
Mint: Augsburg
Ruler: Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor, Austrian, 1608–1657, ruled 1637–57
Magistrate: Johann Bartholomaus Holeisen Jr.

1/2 Thaler of Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor from Augsburg

1640

Silver

14.51 g, 12:00, 39.8 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Reverend William H. Owen, B.A. 1897
2001.87.2421
Geography: 
Made in Augsburg, Germany
Culture: 
German
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Reverend William H. Owen, to 1938; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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