Augsburg 1625 thaler Dav-5021A

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Heritage sale 3032, lot 24764
Augsburg 1626 thaler rev H3032-24764.jpg

This specimen was lot 24764 in Heritage sale 3032 (Chicago, April 2014), where it sold for $2,820. The catalog description[1] 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.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: KM 41, Dav-5021A.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3032, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2014.

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