Alsace 1608 thaler Dav-3035
This specimen was lot 26077 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $528.75. The catalog description noted, "Rudolf II Taler 1608 Ensisheim, XF detail, a grouping of ancient pinscratches sits around Rudolf's eye, deep attractive tone and lovely device detail overall." The SCWC lists this type under several varieties for 1606-12. It is somewhat scarce.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: Dav-3035, KM 247.1 (listed under Alsace).
- 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.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3024, featuring the Kairos and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collections, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.