Austria 1627 thaler Dav-3108
This specimen was lot 29322 in Heritage sale 3042 (Long Beach, September 2015), where it sold for $1,415.01. The catalog description noted, "Ferdinand II Taler 1627 MS63 NGC, Graz mint. Essentially free of noticeable marks, and thus choice for the issue, with significant retained luster beneath aged gold and gray cabinet tone. The finest example of this Davenport number in the NGC census." This type was struck at Graz 1626-31 and is among the more common issues of the period.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: KM 628, Dav-3108.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Cristiano Bierrenbach, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World Coin Auction 3042, featuring the Read and Bob Bennett Collections, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2015.