Austria 1606-Vienna thaler Dav-3002
This specimen was lot 451 in Stack's Bowers ANA auction (Chicago, August 2014), where it did not sell. The catalog description noted, "AUSTRIA. Taler, 1606. Vienna Mint. Rudolf II (1576-1612). NGC AU-55. Toned with colored highlights at periphery." This particular type is listed for 1601-09 and closely related types with the portrait of Rudolf II were struck at Hall, Vienna and Graz until his death in 1612. For 1606, these types included Dav-3005B and Dav-3314.
Recorded mintage: unknown but common.
Catalog reference: Dav-3002, KM 25.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1600-1700, Galesburg, IL, 1974.
- Ponterio, Richard, The August 2014 Chicago ANA Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the David O'Harrow Collection, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.