Austria 1695-MMW thaler Dav-3300

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Kunker sale 263, lot 1511
This specimen was lot 1511 in Künker sale 263 (Osnabruck, June 2015), where it sold for €500 (about US$646 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Leopold I. 1657-1705. Reichstaler 1695, MMW, Breslau. Münzmeister Martin Maximilian von Wackerl. RR Kl. Henkelspur, leichte Glättungsspuren, sonst attraktives, sehr schönes Exemplar. (Holy Roman Empire, Leopold I, 1657-1705, thaler of 1695, Breslau mint, mintmaster Martin Maximilian von Wackerl. Rare, small mount mark, tooled, still attractive, very fine.)"
This type was struck in numerous varieties 1666-1700, with this scarce subtype issued 1695-96.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-3300; F. u. S. 607; Voglh. 218 X, KM-483.13 (listed under Silesia).

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.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1600-1700, Galesburg, IL, 1974.
  • [1]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Catalog 263, The Friedrich Popken collection of gold and silver coinages | Coins and Medals from Medieval and Modern Times, a. o. the collection of Ernst Otto Horn, part III, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2015.

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