- ID: 134

    Submitter: Jean-Luc

    Added: 1997-11-19

    Maximilian of Austria, 1588-1618.

    AV 10 ducats 1603.
    Av.: Master standing facing on the ground, in the l. field austrian shield supported by a lion, in the r. field helmet.
    Rv.: Knight on horseback within a circle of shields with 16-03 below.

    BoC: 18/1, 1993, p. 24.

    FAKE – This piece belongs to the workshop of Wentzlaff. He made this fake with a self-constructed roller machine. The dies were made by a galvanic process. Silver pieces in very good conditions served him as models. A list of known forgeries are published in the BoC 18/1,1993. Be aware, that some coins were also struck in different weights.

    This piece appeared 1992 on the market.

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