Auersperg 1805 thaler Dav-39

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Sincona sale 9, lot 4900
This specimen was lot 4900 in Sincona sale 9 (Zurich, October 2012), where it sold for 600 CHF (about US$759 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Auersperg Wilhelm, 1800-1822. Konventionstaler 1805, Wien. Fast vorzüglich. (Germany, duchy of Auersperg, William, 1800-22, convention thaler of 1805, Vienna mint, uncirculated.)"
This is the only issue from this locality during the nineteenth century and is likely a commemorative.

Recorded mintage: unknown but somewhat scarce.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver, this specimen 28,02 g.

Catalog reference: Holzmair 5, Dav-39, KM 5.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 9, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2012.

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