Alsace 1621 thaler Dav-3346
This specimen was lot 3556 in Goldberg sale 85 (Los Angeles, June 2015), where it sold for $270. The catalog description noted, "Austria. Taler, 1621 (Ensisheim). Archduke Leopold as Bishop of Strassburg. NGC graded About Uncirculated, Details (Surface Hairlines). Ex: Purchased from Bowers and Ruddy by private treaty in 1978." This type is mentioned by Davenport for 1621 and 1624 and as common.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, this specimen 28.65 g.
Catalog reference: Dav-3346, KM 257.2 (listed under Alsace).
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Aleeza Brown, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 85: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2015.