Austria 1607-Hall thaler Dav-3006

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Jean Elsen sale 105, lot 658
Austria 1607 taler rev JElsen 105-658.jpg
Jean Elsen sale 106, lot 772
Austria 1607 Hall thaler rev JElsen 106-772.jpg
The first specimen was lot 658 in Jean Elsen sale 105 (Brussel, June 2010), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"SAINT EMPIRE, Rodolphe II (1576-1612), AR Taler, 1607, Hall. Erreur de lég. au rev.: ARCHIDVES.. Droit : B. l. et cuirassé à droite. Revers : Grand écu couronné, entouré du collier de la Toison d'or. Taches. Superbe." (Holy Roman Empire, Rudolf II (1576-1612), silver thaler of 1607, Hall mint. Misspelled legend on reverse. Obverse: armored bust facing right; reverse: large shield, crowned, ringed by the Order of the Golden Fleece. Scratched, Extremely Fine)
The second specimen was lot 760 in Jean Elsen sale 106 (Brussels, September 2010), where it sold for 480 euro. The catalog description[2] noted,
"SAINT EMPIRE, Rodolphe II (1576-1612), AR Taler, 1607, Hall. Droit: B. l. et cuirassé à droite. Revers: Grand écu couronné, entouré du collier de la Toison d'or. Trace de bélière. Très Beau."
The SCWC notes this type was also struck 1609-10 and is among the more common thalers of the period.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, the first specimen 28.76 g, the second 28,19 g.

Catalog reference: M.T.-379 var; C.N.T.-R180; Dav-3006, KM 81.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Philippe Elsen, Vente publique 105, Brussels: Jean Elsen, 2010.
  • [2]Philippe Elsen, Vente publique 106, Brussels: Jean Elsen, 2010.

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