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This type of token exists in various sizes. It may come with a button or loop handle. Sometimes it is silvered or gildened. The diameter ranges from 20mm to 41mm. While it does not exactly resemble a Maria Theresia Taler, it is listed here because it is quite common, and people often wonder what it is.
Obverse: Inscription MARIA.THERESIA.-D:G:REG:HUNG:BOH:
Reverse: Inscription ARCHIVUX AVSTRIAE.DVX.BVR:COM.TYRO:1760; Eagle resembles eagle on coins struck under Emperor Franz I.
For more details click on catalog number. In most cases, clicking on a token will yield a high resolution picture.
|V1||Brass, no signature. Diameter 40mm, 2.2 mm thick, 22g.
|V1.1||Brass silvered. Removed loop handle. Diameter 40.1mm, 2.1mm thick, 20.71g.|
|V2||Gildened, no signature.
Diameter 27.25mm, 1.6mm thick, weight 6.83g.
|V3a||Veiled bust, which contradicts with the date on the obverse (1760). Signature H.S. Material possibly Nickel Silver (Argentan, German Silver).
Diameter 40.9mm, 2.2mm thick, 19.33g.
|V3a.1||Similar to V3a. Gildened. Loop handle.
40.7mm diameter. 1.8mm thick, 17.03g.
|V3a.2||Similar to V3a. Copper. Removed loop.
Diameter 40.8mm; 2.25mm thick. 21.82g.
|V3b||Similar to V3a, but smaller.
Brass silvered. Removed loop handle.
Diameter 33.75mm, 1.85mm thick, 11.55g.
|V3b.1||Similar to V3b, but thicker.
Brass silvered. Loop.
Diameter 33.75mm, 2.25mm thick, 14,79g.
|V3c||Similar to V3a and V3b, but smaller. Removed loop handle.
Diameter 20mm, weight about 3g.
|V4||No signature. Aluminum. Diameter 40.25mm, 2.5mm thick, 6.06g.|