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Hall in Tyrol, 1619 AD., Archduke Leopold V, Hall mint, ¼ Kreuzer, MzA. p. 106.

23. September 2015 , Geschrieben von Arminius

Hall in Tyrol, 1619 AD., Archduke Leopold V, Hall mint, ¼ Kreuzer, MzA. p. 106.

Tyrol, Archduke Leopold V (1618-1632 AD.), Hall mint, no daste (struck 1619 AD.),
Quadrans / ¼ Kreuzer ("Vierer") (ø 13,5 mm / 0,32 g), billon, axes medal alignment ↑↑ (ca. 0°),
Obv.: + QVADRANS NOVUS TYRO , Quadrans novus Tyro(lis), "Neuer Tiroler Vierer - new quarter Kreuzer of Tirol", eagle.
Rev.: + PIETAS AD OM UTILIS , Pietas ad om(nia) utilis, "Frömmigkeit ist für alle nützlich - piety is useful for everyone", Babenberger arms in a hexalobe, small nick at center.
MzA. (V. Miller zu Aichholz, A. Loehr, E. Holzmair, Österr. Münzprägungen 1519–193) p. 106 .

Year / Mintage
(1619) / ?

Leopold V, Archduke of Further Austria (October 9, 1586 - September 13, 1632) was the son of Archduke Charles II of Inner Austria, and the younger brother of Emperor Ferdinand II, father of Ferdinand Charles, Archduke of Further Austria. He was Bishop of Passau and of Strasbourg, until he resigned to get married, and Archduke of Further Austria including Tirol.
In 1619 upon the death of his kinsman and former rival, he became governor of Maximilian's inheritance: Further Austria and Tirol, where he attained the position of a sovereign, i.e. Archduke of Further Austria from 1623 to 1630. In 1626 he resigned his ecclesiastical positions and married Claudia de' Medici. He had the Custom House and the Jesuit Church built in Innsbruck. He fought for the Veltlin and defended Tirol against the Swedes in 1632.
more on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leopold_V,_Archduke_of_Austria

The County of Tyrol is a historical region in what is now Austria and Italy from 1140 up to 1919. Originally a jurisdiction under the sovereignty of a count, it was a Princely County, from 1504 a State of the Holy Roman Empire, from 1814 a province of the Austrian Empire and from 1867 a Cisleithanian crown land (Kronland) of Austria-Hungary. Today its territory is divided between the Italian region of Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, a small part of the Italian region of Veneto (Cortina d'Ampezzo and other villages) and the Austrian state of Tyrol. more on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/County_of_Tyrol

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