Austria 1694-Hall thaler Dav-3244

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Sincona sale 6, lot 1995
This specimen was lot 1995 in Sincona sale 6 (Zurich, May 2012), where it sold for 260 CHF (about US$320 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"RDR/ÖSTERREICH Leopold I. 1657-1705. Taler 1694. Hall. Drapierte, geharnischte Büste mit Allongeperücke und Lorbeerkranz rechts Löwenkopfschulter. Rv. Gekröntes Wappen von Ordenskette des Goldenen Vlies umgeben. Schöne Patina. Fast vorzüglich. (Austria, Leopold I, 1657-1705, thaler of 1694, Hall mint. Obverse: draped, peruked, laureate, armored bust with lion's head on shoulder,facing right; reverse: crowned arms with Order of the Golden Fleece around. Nice patina, good extremely fine.)"
This type was struck 1694 only but is not rare. Other thalers for 1694 include Dav-3243, Dav-3245 and Dav-3242.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver; this specimen is 28,36 g.

Catalog reference: Herinek 640. M./T. 752, KM 1303.3 (was KM 644.3), Dav-3244.


  • 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.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 6, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2012.

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