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Kingdom of Bohemia, Holy Roman Empire, Ferdinand III, 1627 - 1657
Ferdinand III was the eldest son of Emperor Ferdinand II from the house of Habsburg and his first wife, Maria Anna of Bavaria. He hoped to be able to make peace quickly with France and Sweden, but the war dragged on for another 11 years, finally coming to an end with the Peace of Westphalia.
In the Peace of Westphalia, his full titles are given as: "Ferdinand the Third, elected Roman Emperor, always August, King of Germany, Hungary, Bohemia, Dalmatia, Croatia, Slavonia, Archduke of Austria, Duke of Burgundy, Brabant, Styria, Carinthia, Carniola, Margrave of Moravia, Duke of Luxemburg, of the Higher and Lower Silesia, of Wurtemburg and Teck, Prince of Swabia, Count of Habsburg, Tyrol, Kyburg and Goritia, Marquess of the Sacred Roman Empire, Burgovia, the Higher and Lower Lusace, Lord of the Marquisate of Slavonia, of Port Naon and Salines."
WO59114. Silver 3 Kreuzer
, SCWC KM
412; mintmaster Jackob W. Wolker, VF, Prague mint, weight
1.647g, maximum diameter
19.5mm, die axis
, 1639; obverse
FER III D G R IMP FRA S A, Bare headed bust
G H BOHEMIAE REX 1639, Bohemian arms held by imperial double-headed eagle
Catalog current as of Tuesday, May 21, 2019.
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