Auersperg 1762 thaler Dav-1181

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Sincona sale 6, lot 2098
This specimen was lot 2098 in Sincona sale 6 (Zurich, May 2012), where it sold for 3,100 CHF (about US$3,815 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"RDR/ÖSTERREICH Auersperg Heinrich 1713-1783. Taler 1762, Wien. Geharnischte Büste mit Perücke und Vliesorden nach rechts Rv. Wappen mit Ordenskette auf Wappenmantel mit Fürstenkrone. Fast FDC. (Austria, principality of Auersperg, Henry I, 1713-83, thaler of 1762, Vienna mint. Obverse: armored, peruked bust to right. Reverse: crowned and mantled arms, Order of the Golden Fleece around. Choice uncirculated.)"
This is the only issue from this locality during the eighteenth century and is likely a commemorative.

Recorded mintage: 260.

Specification: silver; this specimen is 28,09 g.

Catalog reference: Holzmair 4, Dav-1181, KM 4.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 6, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2012.

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