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Sincona sale 64, lot 1679
This specimen was lot 1679 in Sincona sale 63 (Zurich, June 2020), where it sold for 800 CHF (about US$1,003 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA | Eggenberg, Herzogtum, Johann Christoph und Johann Seyfried von Eggenberg, 1649-1710. Taler 1654, Krummau. Münzmeister Veit Scheiblhoffer. Sehr schön. Schrötlingsfehler. (duchy of Eggenberg, John Christoph and John Seyfried of Eggenberg, 1649-1710, thaler of 1654, Krummau mint. Very fine, Flan flaw.)"
The dukes of Eggenberg were Austrian noblemen awarded the mint right for their services to the emperor. This type was struck the one year only and is rare, like most of the issues from this locale.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28.96 g.

Catalog reference: KM 41, Donebauer 3319, Dav-3393.

Source:

  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona sale 63: Gold and Silver Coins and Medals, SINCONA Bullion Auction, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2020.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • 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.

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