Austria 1604-Hall 2 thaler Dav-3004
This specimen was lot 23099 in Heritage sale 3020 (Long Beach, September 2012), where it sold for $1,057.50. The catalog description noted, "Rudolph II 2 Taler 1604 Hall, AU Details NGC obverse graffiti, very faint letters in the obverse fields, possibly cleaned at one time and now re-toned. Scarce multiple Taler." This particular type is listed for 1604 only. It is among the more available double thalers of seventeenth century Austria.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: KM 57.1, Dav-3004.
- 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.
- Tucker, Warren, and Cris Bierrenbach, Heritage Signature Auction 3020: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2012.