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1780 Empress Maria Theresia Restrike Coin

Below is a beautiful big crown silver thaler portraying the Empress Maria Theresia.

1780 Empress Marie Thereissa Restrike coin
1780 Empress Marie Thereissa Restrike coin

The date 1780 seems to denote that it is an old coin but in reality is a restrike date where the date 1780 is the year of  her death. This coin which is always dated 1780 was struck at Vienna until 1937 and aso after 1956 to satisfy the demand from the Arab countries. It was also struck in Milan and Venice in the 19th century, at Rome (1935-9) for use in Ethiopia and at Paris(1935-57), London(1936-61), Brussel(1937-57),  Bombay(1940-1) and Birmingham (1949-55) as well as Prague and Leningrad until 1975. It has been estimated that more than 800 million coins have been struck. This coin is like the infamous trade dollar which is widely used internationally.

Reverse side of 1789 Empress Maria Thereissa Restrike coin

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