Austria 1621-Hall thaler Dav-3330

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Jean Elsen sale 117, lot 1714
Austria 1621 thaler rev JElsen 117-1714.jpg
This specimen was lot 1714 in Jean Elsen sale 117 (Brussels, June 2013), where it sold for €160 (about US$252 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"SAINT EMPIRE, Léopold V, archiduc (1619-1632), AR Taler, 1621, Hall. Pour le Tyrol. Droit: B. à droite, en habit d'évêque de Strasbourg, accosté de la date. Revers: Ecu couronné. Griffe au revers. Petits coups sur la tranche. Très Beau. (Austria, archduke Leopold V (1619-32), silver thaler of 1621, Hall mint, for Tyrol. Obverse: bust to right, in the robes of the bishop of Strasbourg, dividing date; reverse: crowned arms. Rim nick on reverse, very fine.)"
This type was struck 1620-25 in numerous varieties (Dav-3328, -3329, -3329V, -3330, -3330V).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28.41 g.

Catalog reference: KM 264.5, Dav-3330, M.T-422; Voglh-175/II.

Source:

  • 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.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, Vente Publique 117: Collection Jean-Jacques Symoens, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses fils, S.A., 2013.

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