Medieval Austria (Vienna) 2 Kreuzer 1/2 Batzen  1564 to 1576
Medieval Austria (Vienna) 2 Kreuzer 1/2 Batzen 1564 to 1576

There are 4 kreuzer (sometimes kreutzer) in one batzen, so this 2 kreuzer coin was worth 1/2 batzen. It comes from Vienna in the Holy Roman Empire under Maximilian II, who reigned from 1564 to 1576. The inscriptions say in part ARCHID AVST DVX BVRG MAX II.

Small denomination coins like this generally sell to collectors at modest prices, even though they are hundreds of years old. Typical catalog values for these coins:

worn: $10 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $20
well preserved: $40

Actual buy and sell values are usually lower than catalog values. See our Important Terminology page for an explanation of catalog values.

Coin: 21538 , Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: Rautio, Mon, 05-Sep-2016 22:24:08 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Wed, 07-Sep-2016 01:41:45 GMT
Requester description: On the front is a large ball with a cross over it and a big Z on it. On the other side is a two-headed eagle with a crown behind a shield 1/2 Batzen Monarchid AVST LVX BVRG MAX 1570 Z MAX II GEROIMS AVUH
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