Austria 1678-Graz IAN 2 thaler Dav-A3232

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Sincona sale 23, lot 3007
This specimen was lot 3007 in Sincona sale 23 (Zurich, May 2015), where it sold for 1,700 CHF (about US$2,135 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"RDR/ÖSTERREICH, Leopold I. 1657-1705 Doppeltaler 1678. Graz. Fast vorzüglich-vorzüglich. (Holy Roman Empire, Leopold I (1657-1705), double thaler of 1678, Graz mint, choice extremely fine.)"
The type was struck 1670-84 and despite the six dates known, is rarer than many other Austrian double thalers.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 57.57 g.

Catalog reference: Herinek 566, Dav-A3232 or Dav-LS292, KM 1269.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 23, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.

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