Austria (1535-41) thaler Dav-8039

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Sincona sale 34, lot 4025
This specimen was lot 4025 in Sincona sale 34 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 1,300 CHF (about US$1,543 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA. Ferdinand I. 1521-1564 Taler o. J. (1535/1541). Joachimsthal Münzmeister Hans Weizelmann. Selten. Gutes sehr schön. (Holy Roman Empire, Ferdinand I, 1521-64, undated thaler of the Joachimsthal mint, mintmaster Hans Weizelmann. Rare, Good very fine.)"
Davenport notes twelve different mintmarks for this thaler.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 29.01 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-8039; Dietiker 123. Doneb. 1155.

Source:

  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1484-1600, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1977.
  • [1]Jürg Richter, Münzen und Medaillen des Römisch-Deutsches Reiches, Auktion 34, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.

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