Hungary 1616-KB thaler Dav-3055

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Sincona sale 51, lot 3706
This specimen was lot 3706 in Sincona sale 51 (Zurich, October 2018), where it sold for 800 CHF (about US$965 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Matthias, (1608-)1612-1619. Taler 1616 KB, Kremnitz. Selten. Sehr schön. (kingdom of Hungary, Matthias, 1612-19, thaler of 1616, Kremnitz mint. Rare, Very fine.)"
This rare thaler is very similar to Dav-3054 but two small shields are added to the obverse legend and the shield on the reverse has a different shape.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 27.92 g.

Catalog reference: KM 41, Huszar 1110, Dav-3055.

Source:

  • 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]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 51: Gold and Silver Coins and Medals; Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2018.

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