Austria 1651 thaler Dav-3181
This specimen was lot 32395 in Heritage sale 3073 (Chicago, April 2019), where it sold for $720. The catalog description noted, "Ferdinand III Taler 1651-(c) MS61 NGC, Vienna mint. Lustrous metallic-gray toning with slight iridescent hues along the peripheries, excellent metal and a lovely, full strike. A particularly fine example." This type was minted one year only and is scarce.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: KM 975, Dav-3181.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1600-1700, Galesburg, IL, 1974.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano and Warren Tucker, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3073, featuring the Lake County Collection of British coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2019.