Austria 1631 thaler Dav-3108
This specimen was lot 42084 in Stack's Bowers Winter sale (Baltimore, November 2015), where it sold for $381.88. The catalog description noted, "AUSTRIA. Taler, 1631/0. Ferdinand II (1619-37). PCGS Genuine--Filed Rims Secure Holder. Clear overdate with devices nicely accentuated with tone. Filed rims not evident from either side of the holder." 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.
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- Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1600-1700, Galesburg, IL, 1974.