Austria 1682-IR thaler Dav-3237
This specimen was lot 30385 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $7,200. The catalog description noted, "Leopold I Taler 1682 I-R AU Details (Edge Filing) NGC, St. Veit mint. An exceptionally rare taler of the 'Hogmouth,' this broad piece, though exhibiting some edge filing as noted by the details designation, nevertheless features lightly toned surfaces and an underlying luster. The only other example which this cataloger could locate sold in 2010 for a hammer of €11,000 (over $13,500 at the time), though it was misdescribed as Dav-3236." The type was struck 1682 and 1693 and is rare.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: Dav-3237; KM 1321.
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- Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3064, featuring the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2018.