Austria 1629-HG thaler Dav-3361

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Sincona sale 34, lot 4223
This specimen was lot 4223 in Sincona sale 34 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 2,500 CHF (about US$2,968 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA. Ferdinand III. 1637-1657 Taler 1629. Glatz Münzmeister Peter Hema. Huserus Glatzensis, Eisenschneider. Selten. Fast vorzüglich. (Holy Roman Empire, Ferdinand III, 1637-57, thaler of 1629, Glatz mint, mintmaster Peter Hema and die sinker Huserus Glatzensis. Rare, About extremely fine.)"
Another rare issue from the Glatz mint. It is accompanied by a double thaler (Dav-A3361) and a twelve ducat gold piece (Fr-188).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28.30 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-3361; F.u.S. 2853, KM 699.3.

Source:

  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Jürg Richter, Münzen und Medaillen des Römisch-Deutsches Reiches, Auktion 34, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.

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