Austria (1558-64) thaler Dav-8029
This specimen was lot 3163 in Sincona sale 20 (Zurich, October 2014), where it did not sell. The catalog description noted, "Taler zu 72 Kreuzer o. J. Hall. Sehr schön-gutes sehr schön. (very fine or better)" This type is not dated but can be narrowed down to 1558-64, the years that Ferdinand was actually emperor.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, this specimen 31.05 g.
Catalog reference: Dav-8029, M.T. 124.
- Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1484-1600, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1977.
- Richter, Jürg, Numismatic Coins & Medals: Auction 20, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2014.