About this font family
The Monarchia family, consisting of three designs, is a transcription of Frühling of the German type designer Rudolf Koch, enriched by a bold and text design.
The lower-case letter “a” had in the original an italic-like, single-counter form, but in the end preference was given to a richer form, originally contained only in the diphthong “ae”.
The type is intended for text setting, but its reading requires certain exercise. More…
Monarchia Swash contains huge number of alternates and ligatures.