Austria 1654-Hall 1/4 thaler

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Sincona sale 39, lot 3889
This specimen was lot 3889 in Sincona sale 39 (Zurich, May 2017), where it sold for 250 CHF (about US$300 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA, Erzherzog Ferdinand Karl, 1632-1662 Vierteltaler 1654. Hall. Sehr schön. (Holy Roman Empire, Ferdinand Charles, 1632-62, quarter thaler of 1654, Very fine.)"
This type was struck the one year only and was accompanied by a half thaler with the archduke's portrait.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen: 6.96 g.

Catalog reference: MT 515, KM 982.

Source:

  • [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.

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