Austria (1548-58) thaler Dav-8010
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA, Ferdinand I. 1521-1564 Taler o. J. Wien Münzmeisterzeichen Stern. Sehr schön. (Holy Roman Empire, Ferdinand I, 1521-64, undated thaler, Vienna mint. Very fine.)"This type is not dated but can be narrowed down to after 1548, when Ferdinand adopted a beard, and before 1558, the year that he was promoted to emperor.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, this specimen 28.24 g.
Catalog reference: Dav-8010.
- Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1484-1600, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1977.
- Jürg Richter, Auction 39, World coins and medals, coins and medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.