Medieval Austria Klippe (Siege) Coin 1577.
Medieval Austria Klippe (Siege) Coin 1577, with Inscription on The Front of Coin, NECESSITATE 4 FEB 1577, Back of The Coin is Blank.
Klippe coins are generally square coins using round or square dies. Most of these coins were originally issued under unfavourable conditions, such as a city under siege, and so qualify under the general heading 'emergency coinage.'
Genuine klippes are normally quite valuable. An internet search on 'klippe coin' yields many interesting and valuable results.
Item Code - CUR1E596CAA
Width: 1 3/8" Height: 1 3/8" Weight: 10 g
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