Austria (1719) 2 thaler Dav-1049

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Heritage sale 3026, lot 23688
Austria c1719 2 thaler rev H3026-23688.jpg

This specimen was lot 23688 in Heritage sale 3026 (Long Beach, October 2013), where it sold for $822.50. The catalog description[2] noted, "Karl VI 2 Taler ND (1719), AU55 NGC, jumbo holder, well-struck details with medium gray patina, natural flan flaw on the reverse rim." The single thaler (Dav-1053) was struck 1719-34, along with similar types from Vienna, Breslau and Graz. This double thaler was struck 1719 only with (Dav-1052) and without date (shown here).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 57.64 g, .875 fine silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-1049; KM-1523.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [2]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 3026, World & Ancient Coins, featuring the RLM Collection, Part Two, the Nogales Collection and the Goetz Medals Die Archive, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.

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