Austria 1655-Vienna thaler Dav-3183
This specimen was lot 23104 in Heritage sale 3023 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $1,997.50. The catalog description noted, "Ferdinand III Taler 1655 Vienna, MS63 NGC, extremely sharp with aged silvery-gray patina, a handsome 17th century Taler." This thaler, which is fairly common, is listed in the SCWC for 1652-55.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: Dav-3183, KM 977.
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- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3024, featuring the Kairos and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collections, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.