Austrian Empire, Franz Joseph I, Ducat 1867

Ducats were issued in Austria for more than 300 years from at least 1612 to 1914. This piece originates from the reign of Emperor Francis Joseph I (1848-1916) und was minted in 1867 in the Transylvanian city of Karlsburg. That year, Hungary became an equal part of the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary. Francis Joseph I now called himself coequally Apostolic King of Hungary and Emperor of Austria: FRANC IOS I D G AVSTRIAE IMPERATOR it says on the obverse of this coin, Francis Joseph I, Emperor of Austria by the Grace of God. The reverse reads HUNGAR BOHEM GAL LOD ILL REX A A, Apostolic King of Hungary, Bohemia, Galicia, Lodomeria and Illyria.

Year of issue

1867 n. Chr.