Bohemia 1593 thaler Dav-8079

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Sincona sale 11, lot 2329
This specimen was lot 2329 in Sincona sale 11 (Zurich, May 2013), where it sold for 400 CHF (about US$495 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"RDR/ÖSTERREICH Rudolf II. 1576-1612. Taler 1593, Kuttenberg. Lt. Doppelschlag. Gutes sehr schön. (Austria, Rudolf II, 1576-1612, thaler of 1593, Kuttenberg mint. Lightly double struck, good very fine.)"
This particular type is a product of the Kuttenberg mint for 1578-1600. Davenport lists over 130 different thalers for Austria in the sixteenth century.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28.68 g.

Catalog reference: Dietiker 370, Dav-8079.

Source:

  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1484-1600, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1977.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals & Banknotes, Auction 11, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2013.

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