Austria 1626-Hall 2 thaler Dav-3336
This specimen was lot 23103 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $1,880. The catalog description noted, "Archduke Leopold 2 Taler 1626, Hall Mint, Crowned half-length figure right/Crowned eagle in wreath, AU58 NGC. Well struck, with touches of luster beneath reddish-gray toning." This double thaler, which is scarce but not rare, is listed in the SCWC as undated whereas the "1626" is clearly visible on the obverse field in front of the archduke.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: Dav-3336, KM 609.2.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3024, featuring the Kairos and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collections, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.