Austria 1725-Hall 1/4 thaler

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Sincona sale 47, lot 2086
This specimen was lot 2086 in Sincona sale 47 (Zurich, May 2018), where it sold for 100 CHF (about US$120 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Heiliges Romisch Reich, Karl VI. 1711-1740. Vierteltaler 1725, Hall. Gutes sehr schön. (Holy Roman Empire, Austria, Charles VI, 1711-40, quarter thaler of 1725, Hall mint. Good very fine.)"
The Hall mint was an occasional emitter of quarter thalers in the eighteenth century. This issue is fairly common despite being a one year type.

Recorded mintage: 11,000.

Specification: 7.20 g, .875 fine silver, .202 troy oz ASW, this specimen 7.03 g.

Catalog reference: Moser/Tursky 829, KM-1618.1.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Auction 47, World Coins and Medals, Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2018.

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