Liechtenstein 1758 1/2 thaler
"LIECHTENSTEIN, Joseph Wenzel 1748-1772. 1/2 Taler 1758, Wien. Selten. Vorzüglich. (Germany, principality of Liechtenstein, Joseph Wenzel, 1748-72, half thaler of 1758, Vienna mint. Rare, Extremely fine.)"This one-year type struck in Vienna for Liechtenstein is rare and expensive. It was accompanied by a thaler (Dav-1579) and a ducat (KM C3). The princes of Liechtenstein are not recorded as having visited their realm until after World War One.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 14.06 g, .833 fine silver, this specimen 13.98 g.
Catalog reference: KM-C1; Divo 63.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Richter, Jürg, Auction 47, World Coins and Medals, Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2018.