Austria 1909 5 corona Dav-37
This specimen was lot 5324 in Goldberg sale 72 (Los Angeles, February 2013), where it sold for $253. The catalog description noted, "Austria. 5 Corona, 1909. Franz Joseph. Large head, right. NGC graded MS-61." The Austrian government issued two different coins of this denomination in 1909 in about equal quantities.
Recorded mintage: 1,708,800.
Specification: 24 g, .900 fine silver, .694 troy oz AGW, lettered edge.
Catalog reference: [[Silver crowns by Davenport number|Dav-37; KM-2813.
- Bruce, Colin R., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 5th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2006.
- Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
- Ira and Larry Goldberg, Goldberg sale 72: The Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles, CA: Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, 2013.