Austria 1663-St. Veit 15 kreuzer

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Sincona sale 39, lot 3905
This specimen was lot 3905 in Sincona sale 39 (Zurich, May 2017), where it sold for 100 CHF (about US$120 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA, Leopold I. 1657-1705 15 Kreuzer 1663. St. Veit. Fast vorzüglich. Kleiner Schrötlingsfehler am Rand. (Holy Roman Empire, Leopold I, 1657-1705, fifteen kreuzer of 1663, St. Veit mint. About extremely fine. Minor planchet defect at the edge.)"
This type was struck 1663-64 and 1675 at the St. Veit mint for emperor Leopold. It is priced about double that of similar issues from Hall and Graz.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen: 6.20 g.

Catalog reference: Herinek 1115, KM 1211.

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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