Holidays.net Online Store

Holdays.net Home


December 26th, 2014
Kwanzaa

December 31st, 2014
New Year's Eve

January 1st, 2015
New Year's Day

January 3rd, 2015
Prophet's Birthday

January 6th, 2015
Epiphany

January 7th, 2015
Orthodox Christmas Day

January 13th, 2015
Stephen Foster Memorial Day

January 14th, 2015
Orthodox New Year

January 16th, 2015
Lee Jackson Day

January 19th, 2015
Civil Rights Day

January 19th, 2015
Idaho Human Rights Day

January 19th, 2015
Confederate Memorial Day

January 19th, 2015
Martin Luther King Day

January 19th, 2015
Robert E Lee's Birthday

January 27th, 2015
World Holocaust Victims Remembrance Day

 



Search:

1691, Emperor Leopold I "the Hogmouth". Large Silver Thaler Coin. Xf- For Sale

1691, Emperor Leopold I

CoinWorldTV

1691, Emperor Leopold I "the Hogmouth". Large Silver Thaler Coin. XF-
A scarce type with lion´s face in shoulder drapery. R!

Mint Year: 1691
Mint Place: Hall (Tyrol)
Denomination: Silver Thaler.
Ruler: Leopold I "the Hogmouth".
Reference: Davenport 3242, KM-1349. RR!
Condition: A small edge imperfection (planched defect), scratches in obverse, otherwise XF!
Weight: 28,07gm
Diameter: 43mm
Material: Silver

Obverse: Armored and laureated bust of Leopold I with long curly hair, wearing Toison Order. Lion´s face on shoulder drapery!
Legend: LEOPOLDVS : D [EI] : G [RATIA] : ROM [ANORVM] : IMP [ERATOR] : S [EMPER] : A [VGVSTVS] : G [ERMANIAE] : H [VNGARIAE] : B [OHEMIAE] : REX :
English: "Leopold, by the Grace of God, Emperor of the Romans, always Augustus, of Germany, Hungary, and Bohemia, King."

Reverse: Crowned shield with small centered shield of Tyrol, within round Order of the Golden Fleece collar.
Legend: ARCHID [VX] : AVSTR [IAE] : DVX : BV [RGVNDIAE] : CO [MES] : TYR [OLIS]: 16 91 :
English: "Archduke of Austria, Duke of Burgundy, Count of Tyrol, 1693."

Authenticity unconditionally guaranteed. offer with confiedence!

Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (name in full: Leopold Ignaz Joseph Balthasar Felician) Habsburg (June 9, 1640 – May 5, 1705), Holy Roman emperor, was the second son of the emperor Ferdinand III and his first wife Maria Anna of Spain. His maternal grandparents were Philip III of Spain and Margarita of Austria.

He was a younger brother of Ferdinand IV of Hungary and Mariana of Austria. Intended for the Church, he received a good education but his prospects were changed by the death of his elder brother Ferdinand IV, on July 9, 1654 of smallpox, when he became his father's heir.

Leopold was physically unprepossessing. Short and sickly, he had inherited the Habsburg lip to a degree unusual even in his inbred family. One contemporary said of him "His gait was stately, slow and deliberate; his air pensive, his address awkward, his manner uncouth, his disposition cold and phlegmatic".

In 1655 he was chosen king of Hungary and in 1656 king of Bohemia,1657 king of Croatia and in July 1658, more than a year after his father's death, he was elected emperor at Frankfurt in spite of the intrigues of Jules Cardinal Mazarin, who wished to place on the imperial throne Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria or some other prince whose elevation would break the Habsburg succession.

Mazarin, however, obtained a promise from the new emperor that he would not send assistance to Spain, then at war with France, and, by joining a confederation of German princes, called the league of the Rhine, France secured a certain influence in the internal affairs of Germany. Leopold's long reign covers one of the most important periods of European history; for nearly the whole of its forty-seven years he was pitted against Louis XIV of France, whose dominant personality completely overshadowed Leopold. The emperor was not himself a man of war, and never led his troops in person; yet the greater part of his public life was spent in arranging and directing wars. The first was with Sweden, whose king Charles X found a useful ally in the prince of Transylvania, György II Rákóczi, a rebellious vassal of the Hungarian crown.

This war, a legacy of the last reign, was waged by Leopold as the ally of Poland until peace was made at Oliva in 1660. A more dangerous foe next entered the lists. The Ottoman Empire interfered in the affairs of Transylvania, always an unruly district, and this interference brought on a war with the Holy Roman Empire, which after some desultory operations really began in 1663. By a personal appeal to the diet at Regensburg Leopold induced the princes to send assistance for the campaign; troops were also sent by France, and in August 1664 the great imperialist general, Raimondo Montecuccoli, gained a notable victory at Saint Gotthard. By the Peace of Vasvár the emperor made a twenty years' truce with the sultan, granting more generous terms than his recent victory seemed to render necessary.

Only 1$ shipping for each additional coin purchesed!


1691, Emperor Leopold I

This item has been shown 0 times.

Buy Now

1691, Emperor Leopold I "the Hogmouth". Large Silver Thaler Coin. Xf-:
$203




L1 'bayern' Germany German States Bavaria Kreuzer, 1847 ~ Silver Coin picture
L1 'bayern' Germany German States Bavaria Kreuzer, 1847 ~ Silver Coin


L1 Germany ~ German States Schaumburg-hessen Pfennig, 1821 picture
L1 Germany ~ German States Schaumburg-hessen Pfennig, 1821


1845 Gulden Baden German States Ngc Certified Xf Details picture
1845 Gulden Baden German States Ngc Certified Xf Details


Germany. Wuertemberg 1841 Km 588 picture
Germany. Wuertemberg 1841 Km 588


Germany Prussia Friedrich Wilhelm Iii 1802 A 1/3 Thaler, Silver picture
Germany Prussia Friedrich Wilhelm Iii 1802 A 1/3 Thaler, Silver


German States Bavaria Kreuzer 1861 Uncirc Germany Silver (stock# 0934) picture
German States Bavaria Kreuzer 1861 Uncirc Germany Silver (stock# 0934)


1 Pfennige 1847b Vf/xf, Hannover picture
1 Pfennige 1847b Vf/xf, Hannover


Germany Deutschland Bavaria 1808 Taler Coin Thaler Pcgs Ms 62 Stempelglanz Rare picture
Germany Deutschland Bavaria 1808 Taler Coin Thaler Pcgs Ms 62 Stempelglanz Rare


1843 A. 1873 C German Silver Silber 2 1/2 Groschen - Prussia picture
1843 A. 1873 C German Silver Silber 2 1/2 Groschen - Prussia


1868b Kingdom Of Prussia 1 Pfennig North German Confederation Germany Km# 480 picture
1868b Kingdom Of Prussia 1 Pfennig North German Confederation Germany Km# 480