Antique 1900's Austro-Hungarian Alexander Sturm 800 Silver with Dated 1780 Thaler Coin. Alexander Sturm has used this Popular Coin Royal Austrian Maria Theresienthaler from 1780 Coin in other silver articles as well. Silver Hallmarks: 800, Shamrock inside of circle inside of Austrian Diana Mark or Cartouche is a smaller Shamrock with a number that looks like 80 or. See the hallmarks in the photo.Very finely made design with an Austrian Thaler Coin which is Dated 1780 but is most likely a 100 or so year old re-strike. Age: most likely before 1922 according to the Austro-Hungary Shamrock or four-leaf clover hallmark. 833, Weight 28.0668 g. Measurements: 7 3/8 or 187 mm long. Condition: The coin is fine the overall condition is excellent with minor signs of use consistent with age.
Letter opener is unpolished with original patina and. This coin was very popular in the Middle East, Africa etc. And was quite often melted down by silversmiths to make to make fine silver jewelry.The Portrait of Empress Maria Theresia of Habsburg facing right surrounded by the legend Maria Theresia, Dei Gratia, Romanorum Imperatrix. Maria-Theresia, by the Grace of God, Roman Empress, Queen of Hungary and Bohemia. Imperial double-headed eagle with the arms of Austria at the Centre, surrounded by four quarters representing Hungary, Bohemia, Burgundy. Legend around "Archidux Austriae, Dux Burgundiae, Comes Tyrolis". Archduchess of Austria, duchess of Burgundy, comtess of Tyrol. Please examine all photos and details carefully to help you make an informed decision. Please use photo zoom close-ups for more details.
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That are pre-owned may show some minor imperfections, wear and tarnish due to usage and age. There may be unseen flaws or imperfections in addition to the information here. I will try to point out any deficiencies. Will be accepted within 30 days of product receipt and must be in the same condition as received.
I will not accept any items that have been altered in any way. Do not throw away any packaging.The item "Antique Austrian Alexander Sturm 800 Silver withDated 1780 Thaler Coin Letter Open" is in sale since Monday, August 2, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Pens & Writing Instruments\Desktop Items\Letter Openers". The seller is "luvubgpop32" and is located in West Palm Beach, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.