Obverse. Photo © Numista
  • 4 Heller 1670-1759, KM# 31, Aachen
  • 4 Heller 1670-1759, KM# 31, Aachen
Description

Aachen was a Free Imperial City and spa of the Holy Roman Empire west of Cologne and southeast of the Low Countries. The pilgrimages, the Coronation of the Holy Roman Emperor, flourishing industries and the privileges conferred by various emperors made it one of the most prosperous market towns of the Holy Roman Empire.

Obverse

Aachen eagle with open wings and claws, head turned to the left, eagle between year.

17 43

Reverse

Aachen eagle, IIII is between decoration, this all in wreath.

REICHS
STA.ACH
IIII

Edge -
Characteristics
Material Copper
Weight 1.64 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal

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