Rudolf II, Emperor. Printed mandate about the currency.

Vienna, 20 Sept. 1584.

Broadsheet. 1 p. Oblong folio (515 x 386 mm). With papered red wax seal. Folded.


An ordinance outlawing Hungarian "Dreyer" coins (denars) in Lower Austria: within three months, all such coins had to be changed into Austrian currency at a rate of one "Dreier" to 2½ Viennese pfennigs.

Signed in their own hand by the Lower Austrian Deputy Governor Oswald Baron Eytzing, by the chancellor Dr. Gregor von Ödt, by Eustach von Althan, and by Dr. Elias Corning.

Starzer, Regesten aus dem k. k. Archiv für Niederösterreich (1906), Nr. 5564.

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