Austrian Netherlands Kronenthaler

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Burgundian Cross with 4 crowns
Eagle and arms
Maria Theresia Kronenthaler in 1770

The kronenthaler was the currency of the Austrian Netherlands since 1755. It was subdivided into 216 liards or 54 sols.[1] During the Brabant Revolution in the Austrian Netherlands in 1789-90, it was briefly replaced with a short-lived revolutionary currency.

Following the French occupation of the Austrian Netherlands in 1794, the Kronenthaler was replaced by the French franc.

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  1. ^ Craig, William D. (1976). "Low Countries". Coins of the world, 1750-1850. Wisconsin: Racine. pp. 351–2. ISBN 9780307093639.