Austria 1693-Hall thaler Dav-3243
This specimen was lot 23043 in Heritage sale 3030 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $2,115. The catalog description noted, "Leopold I the Hogmouth Taler 1693, Hall mint, MS64 NGC, deeply toned with flashes of russet and magenta, a most appealing example of this classic Austrian Taler. Rare in this superior grade." This type was struck 1691-94 and is common. Other thalers for 1693 include Dav-3229, -3237 and -3234.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: KM 1303.2 (was KM 644.2), Dav-3243.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1600-1700, Galesburg, IL, 1974.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3030, featuring the RLM Collection, the Isaac Rudman Collection, the Hans Cook Collection and the Collection of Donald E. Bently, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.