Austria 1650-GH thaler Dav-3219

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Sincona sale 34, lot 4221
This specimen was lot 4221 in Sincona sale 34 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 2,200 CHF (about US$2,612 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA. Ferdinand III. 1637-1657 Taler 1650. Breslau Münzmeister Georg Hübner. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Holy Roman Empire, Ferdinand III, 1637-57, thaler of 1650, Breslau mint, mintmaster Georg Hübner. Very fine-extremely fine.)"
The SCWC lists this type of 1639-55 as rare. It mentions assayer's initials G-I for 1650, not G-H as is clearly visible here.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28.48 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-3219; F.u.S. 350, KM 345.1 (listed under Silesia.

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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