Austria (1680-86)-Hall 2 thaler Dav-3253
This specimen was lot 40416 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it sold for $1,782. The catalog description noted, "AUSTRIA. 2 Taler, ND (1680-86). Hall Mint. NGC MS-61. Leopold I (1657-1705). Attractive even gray tone." The type was struck 1680-86 and, while it is expensive, is more available than most double thalers.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: Dav-3253; KM-1121 (previously KM-568).
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1600-1700, Galesburg, IL, 1974.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 168: The Official ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.