Furstengroschen: coin from Princely Abbey of Corvey (17th century)

FURSTENGROSCHEN: COIN OF CORVEY (GERMANY)

Furstengroschen (Fürstengroschen), 1615: Princely Abbey of Corvey

Furstengroschen (Fürstengroschen), 1615: Princely Abbey of Corvey

Ruler: Dietrich IV von Beringhausen — prince-abbot (German: "Fürstabt") of Princely Abbey of Corvey.

MATI • D  G  R  I  S  A (MATHIAS DEI GRATIA ROMANORVM IMPERATOR SEMPER AVGVSTVS — Matthias, by the grace of God, Holy Roman Emperor, forever Augustus).

Imperial Orb of the Holy Roman Empire; symbol "Z4" inside (probably, it's error in inscription of "24": mean 1/24 thaler).

TEO  DE • • ABB • COR (THEODORUS DEI GRATIA ABBAS CORBEIA) — Dietrich IV, by the grace of God, Abbot Corvey /Theodorus or Theodoric is latin form of name Dietrich/.

Coat of arms of Corvey.

  • Silver: 20 mm - 1.47 g
  • Reference price: 10$

COIN FURSTENGROSCHEN — WHERE & WHEN (coins catalog: by names & emitents)
  1. PRINCELY ABBEY OF CORVEY, GERMANY (17th century): furstengroschen = 1/24 thaler
  2. MARGRAVATE OF MEISSEN, GERMANY (15th century): furstengroschen
  3. CITY OF BRUNSWICK, GERMANY (16th century): furstengroschen = 1/24 thaler
  4. CITY OF GÖTTINGEN, GERMANY (16th century): furstengroschen = 1/24 thaler
  5. CITY OF EINBECK, GERMANY (16th century): furstengroschen = 1/21 thaler
  6. CITY OF HAMELN, GERMANY (16th century): furstengroschen = 1/21 thaler
  7. CITY OF MAGDEBURG, GERMANY (16th century): furstengroschen = 1/24 thaler
  8. COUNTY OF LIPPE, GERMANY (17th century): furstengroschen = 1/24 thaler
  9. COUNTY OF REGENSTEIN, GERMANY (16th century): furstengroschen = 1/12 thaler
  10. COUNTY OF SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN-SCHAUENBURG, GERMANY (16th-17th centuries): furstengroschen = 1/21 thaler
  11. PRINCIPALITY OF BRUNSWICK-WOLFENBÜTTEL, GERMANY (16th century): furstengroschen = 1/24 thaler

Regarding the name of the coin fürstengroschen: German "das Groschen von Fürstabt" (Prince Abbot's groschen).