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1 Gulden 1866, Austria-Hungary

in Krause book Number: A150
Years of issue: 07.07.1866
Edition: --
Signatures: Direktor: Herr Meyer
Serie: No Serie
Specimen of: 07.07.1866
Material: Cotton fiber
Size (mm): 120 х 78
Printer: K.K. Staats-Central-Casse, Vienna

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1 Gulden 1866

Description

Watermark:

watermark

Letters "STN" (Staats Note) and denomination "1".

Avers:

1 Gulden 1866

Treasury notes released in 1866 are characterized by the use of historical motifs. Thus, the figures depicted on them symbolize industry (allegorical female figure below left) and trade (the god Mercury Lower Right).

At the top is the lesser coat of the Austrian Empire.

Revers:

1 Gulden 1866

Lesser coat of arms of the Austrian Empire, since 1846.

coat

On the small Austrian imperial coat of arms depicts a black-crowned double-headed eagle with raised wings on the right paw holding a sword and scepter, and the left - power. On the eagle's breast shield, in the first part of which is shown crowned blue crown red lion rampant in gold field (the emblem of the Habsburgs), the second part - silver belt in a red field, in the third part - right red sash in a gold field, and in a sling three silver eagle without beaks and claws (alerion) - Lorraine coat of arms. On the neck of an eagle on a gold chain hanging sign of the Order of the Golden Fleece. The coat of arms is crowned by a crown. Black Eagle first appeared in print Henry II - the first Austrian Duke of Babenberg dynasty, that ruled until 1246 Shield with red, white and red stripes is depicted on the seals of the last representatives of the dynasty Leopold VI and Frederick II in the 20-30s of the XIII century .

The frame of banknote consist from the emblems of all territories in the empire.

Below is denomination, in words - 1 Florin.

Comments:

The composition of treasury bills was based on the front sides of the notes in 1 and 5 guilders from earlier release, but they portrayed less historical motifs and the symbolic figures got more space.