Augsburg 1625 thaler Dav-5021A
This specimen was lot 24764 in Heritage sale 3032 (Chicago, April 2014), where it sold for $2,820. The catalog description noted, "Augsburg. Free City Taler 1626, MS64 NGC. With title of Ferdinand II Holy Roman Emperor. A German Taler from the 17th century of this quality should not even exist. A Prooflike first strike example with totaly unblemished fields. For the finest of collections." This type was struck the one year only and is a fairly common issue for this locale.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: KM 41, Dav-5021A.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3032, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2014.