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1 Gulden 1882, Austria-Hungary

in Krause book Number: A153
Years of issue: 06.10.1882 - 01.12.1893
Signatures: Direktor: Herr Angerer
Serie: No Serie
Specimen of: 01.01.1882
Material: Cotton fiber
Size (mm): 120 х 78,5
Printer: K.K. Staats-Central-Casse, Vienna

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1 Gulden 1882






1 Gulden 1882

On the right and on the left are two pillars.

Throughout the field of the banknote is a leaf pattern.

effigy effigy

On top, centered is the effigy (portrait) of the Emperor of Austria-Hungary - Franz Josef I with laurel branch on his head.

Such portraits were used in Empire on coins. This effigy was made in ancient Roman style, to emphasize the power of Austrian Emperor.

Marcus Aurelius (/ɔːˈriːliəs/; Latin: Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus; 26 April 121 - 17 March 180 AD) was Emperor of Rome from 161 to 180. He ruled with Lucius Verus as co-emperor from 161 until Verus' death in 169. Marcus Aurelius was the last of the so-called Five Good Emperors. He was a practitioner of Stoicism, and his untitled writing, commonly known as Meditations, is a significant source of the modern understanding of ancient Stoic philosophy, and is considered by many commentators to be one of the greatest works of philosophy.

During his reign, the Roman Empire defeated a revitalized Parthian Empire in the East: Aurelius' general Avidius Cassius sacked the capital Ctesiphon in 164. In central Europe, Aurelius fought the Marcomanni, Quadi, and Sarmatians with success during the Marcomannic Wars, although the threat of the Germanic peoples began to represent a troubling reality for the Empire. A revolt in the East led by Avidius Cassius failed to gain momentum and was suppressed immediately. Persecution of Christians increased during his reign.

Franz Joseph I or Francis Joseph I (German: Franz Joseph I., Hungarian: I. Ferenc József, Czech: František Josef I, Romanian: Francisc Iosif, Slovene: Franc Jožef I., Italian: Francesco Giuseppe, Croatian: Franjo Josip I.) (18 August 1830 – 21 November 1916) was Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary, King of Bohemia and many others (see grand title of the Emperor of Austria) from 2 December 1848 until his death on 21 November 1916. From 1 May 1850 to 24 August 1866 he was also President of the German Confederation. He was the longest-reigning Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary, as well as the third longest-reigning monarch of any country in European history, after Louis XIV of France and Johann II of Liechtenstein.


1 Gulden 1882

Same as obverse, but in Hungarian language.