Austria 1672-St. Veit 6 kreuzer

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Sincona sale 39, lot 3908
This specimen was lot 3908 in Sincona sale 39 (Zurich, May 2017), where it sold for 90 CHF (about US$108 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA, Leopold I. 1657-1705 6 Kreuzer 1672. St. Veit. Fast vorzüglich. (Holy Roman Empire, Leopold I, 1657-1705, six kreuzer of 1672, St. Veit mint. About extremely fine.)"
This denomination, one twentieth of a thaler, was issued 1669-75. The catalog value is 3½ times that of six kreuzers from Graz.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 3.27 g.

Catalog reference: Herinek 1279, KM 1257.

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, Auction 39, World coins and medals, coins and medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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