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Hungary Thaler and 1/2 Thaler  1767 to 1794
Hungary Thaler and 1/2 Thaler 1767 to 1794

The design of these beautiful old coins has Madonna and Child (Mary, mother of God and patron saint of Hungary, MARIA MATER DEI PATRONA HUNG), with a crowned shield and angels alongside. These patterns show on two different versions of this coin, covering four different rulers:

1/2 THALER: 32 mm diameter 0.376 troy ounces silver
THALER: 40 mm diameter, 0.752 ounces silver

MARIA THERESA: 1767 to 1780 (M Ther, inscription on side with angels)
JOSEPH II: 1780 to 1790 (Ios II)
LEOPOLD II: 1790 to 1792 (Leop II)
FRANZ II: 1792 to 1794 (Franc II)

Most of these coins carry approximately the same value. There are a few *good dates* which are more valuable. Approximately:

1/2 THALER (most dates, except those below*)
worn: $20 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $40
well preserved: $90
fully uncirculated: $150

THALER (most dates, except those below*)
worn: $40 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $60
well preserved: $120
fully uncirculated: $200

Check your coin to see if it has one of the dates below. If it does, it is more valuable than most. The values shown are for coins in well preserved condition.

*1/2 THALER (good dates)
1790: $500 well preserved
1791: $500
1792: $500
1793: $300
1794: $400

*THALER (good dates)
1786B: $200 well preserved
1790: $1200
1791: $1200
1792: $1200

All the values on this page are catalog values which must be adjusted to get actual buy and sell values. See our Terminology page for an explanation of how catalog values work.

Coin: 21610 , Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: eo, Thu, 12-Jan-2017 19:01:37 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Thu, 12-Jan-2017 19:03:48 GMT
Requester description: 1770 shield with angels and crosses, crown. starburst behind mother and child with orb
Tags: hungary thaler 1 2 vngarie hungari hvngariae hungarie hvngar hungarian vngaria hung ungarie maghyar magyar hungaria hungariae hungar hvng hungaru ungaria macyar vereinsthaler joachimstaler taler thalers shield angels angel crosses cross crown starburst mother child orb sphere arms sheild coats shiled crests chevrons shild escucheon insignia arm coat crested crest chevron creast shields escutcheon cherubs cherub angelic cruciform maltese maltise crossing criss crossed crowned tiara crowns tiarra crowning tiera burst boy girls childs boys baby kid girl children spheres balls globes earth hemisphere ball globe madonna star sun sunburst starrs stars sunrise sola sol sunshine sunset sunlight sols

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