Austria 1701-Hall thaler Dav-1003

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Jean Elsen sale 117, lot 1718
Austria 1701 thaler rev JElsen 117-1718.jpg
This specimen was lot 1718 in Jean Elsen sale 117 (Brussels, June 2013), where it sold for €140 (about US$221 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"SAINT EMPIRE, Léopold Ier (1657-1705), AR Taler, 1701, Hall. Droit: B. l. et cuirassé à droite. Revers: Ecu couronné, entouré du collier de la Toison d'or. Léger défaut sur la tranche. Très Beau. (Austria, Leopold I (1657-1705), silver thaler of 1701, Hall mint. Obverse: laureate, armored bust to right; reverse: crowned arms, Order of the Golden Fleece around. Minor rim defects, very fine.)"
This type is listed in the SCWC for 1694-1704 and is reasonably available. The dates prior to 1701 are known as Dav-3245.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28.08 g.

Catalog reference: KM 1275.3, Dav-1003, Her-649; M.T-759.

Source:

  • 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, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed. London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, Vente Publique 117: Collection Jean-Jacques Symoens, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses fils, S.A., 2013.

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