Augsburg 1694 thaler Dav-5049

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Sincona sale 23, lot 2078
This specimen was lot 2078 in Sincona sale 23 (Zurich, May 2015), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Augsburg, Stadt, Taler 1626. Sehr schön. (Germany, city of Augsburg, thaler of 1626, very fine.)"
This type was struck 1694 only in the name of Ferdinand II (d. 1637) and is a somewhat scarce issue for this locale. Issues from before and during the Thirty Years War appear much more often. The pine cone is the symbol of the city.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28.20 g.

Catalog reference: KM 106, Dav-5049, Forster 184.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 23, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.

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