Austria 1636 1/4 thaler

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Sincona sale 39, lot 3865
This specimen was lot 3865 in Sincona sale 39 (Zurich, May 2017), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA, Ferdinand II. 1618-1637 Vierteltaler 1635. Wien. Selten. Sehr schön. (Holy Roman Empire, Ferdinand II, 1618-37, quarter thaler of 1635, Vienna mint. Rare. Very fine.)"
This type was struck 1627-36 at the Vienna mint. It is scarce. The other important mint for this denomination was Hall.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen: 6.91 g.

Catalog reference: Herinek 877, KM 672.


  • [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.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.

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