Obverse legend : SCHEIDEMUNZE D. FR. ST. FRANKFURT.
Obverse description : Aigle héraldique couronné.
Reverse legend : 1 / KREUZER / 1865.
Reverse description : Légende dans une couronne de chêne.
GERMANY - FRANKFURT FREE CITY
Frankfurt was the electoral capital of the Empire. She had obtained the right to mint coins in 1428. Free city, it will be absorbed into the Confederation of the Rhine by Napoleon in 1806. Returned free city after the Congress of Vienna in 1815 as part of the Germanic Confederation, it is part of Prussia after the Austrian defeat Sadowa in 1866.