|Austrian Empire Florin silver coin|
|Austrian Empire Gulden silver coin|
Obverse: Wreathed head of Franz Josef right.
Legend: FRANC.IOS.I.D.G.AVSTRIAE IMPERATOR / A
Reverse: Imperial double headed eagle with shield with coat of arms at chest, holding sword, imperial scepter and orb.
Legend: HVNG . BOH . LOMB . ET VEN . (1 FL) GAL LOD . ILL . REX A . A . 1861
Mint Place: Vienna (A)
Weight: 12.32 gram of Silver (.900) .3571 ASW
Diameter: 29 mm
When the Gulden was decimalized in 1857, new coins were issued in denominations of ½ (actually written 5/10), 1, 2 and 4 Kreuzer in copper, with silver coins of 5, 10 and 20 Kreuzer, ¼, 1 and 2 Florin and 1 and 2 Vereinsthaler and gold coins of 4 and 8 Florin or 10 and 20 francs.