Austria 1639-Graz 3 thaler Dav-LS290

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Kunker sale 263, lot 1494
This specimen was lot 1494 in Künker sale 263 (Osnabruck, June 2015), where it sold for €2,800 (about US$3,617 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Ferdinand III. 1625-1637-1657. Dreifacher Reichstaler 1639, Graz. RR Felder geglättet, winz. Schrötlingsfehler am Rand, sehr schön. (Holy Roman Empire, Ferdinand III, 1637-57, triple thaler of 1639, Graz mint. Rare, fields tooled, minor edge cracks, very fine.)"
This rare issue of 1639 and 1641 is accompanied by a double thaler (Dav-A3186).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 79,88 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-LS290; Herinek 322, KM-877.

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]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Catalog 263, The Friedrich Popken collection of gold and silver coinages | Coins and Medals from Medieval and Modern Times, a. o. the collection of Ernst Otto Horn, part III, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2015.

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