Austria 1626-Hall thaler Dav-3337

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Sincona sale 39, lot 3875
This specimen was lot 3875 in Sincona sale 39 (Zurich, May 2017), where it sold for 120 CHF (about US$144 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA, Erzherzog Leopold V. 1619-1632 Taler 1626. Hall. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. Gestopftes Loch. (Holy Roman Empire, archduke Leopold V, 1619-32, thaler of 1626, Hall mint. Very fine-extremely fine. Plugged hole.)"
This type was struck 1626-27 at Hall for the archduke Leopold, who never became emperor. It is among the more common thalers of the period.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen: 28.64 g.

Catalog reference: MT 460. Dav-3337, KM 629.1.

Source:

  • [1]Jürg Richter, Auction 39, World coins and medals, coins and medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.
  • 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.

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