Austria 1605-Hall thaler Dav-3005
This specimen was lot 22109 in Heritage sale 3010 (Boston, August 2010), where it sold for $299. The catalog description noted, "Rudolph II Taler 1605, VF, lightly cleaned. Hall mint. Overall, an excellent portrait of the Emperor." This particular type is listed for 1602-05 and closely related types with the portrait of Rudolf II were struck at Hall, Vienna and Graz until his death in 1612. For 1605, these types included Dav-3002, Dav-3005B, Dav-3005C and Dav-3307A.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: Dav-3005, KM 37.1.
- 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, Scott Cordry and John Kraljevich, Heritage Sale 3010: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2010.