Austria 1710-Vienna thaler Dav-1013

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Jean Elsen sale 120, lot 1092
Austria 1710 thaler rev JElsen 120-1092.jpg
This specimen was lot 1092 in Jean Elsen sale 120 (Brussels, March 2014), where it sold for €820 (about US$1,348 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"SAINT EMPIRE, Joseph Ier (1705-1711), AR Taler, 1710, Vienne. Droit: B. l., drapé et cuirassé à droite. Revers: Aigle impériale couronnée, l'écu d'Autriche-Bourgogne sur la poitrine. Superbe. (Holy Roman Empire, Austria, Joseph I, 1705-11, silver thaler of 1710, Vienna mint. Obverse: laureate, draped and armored bust to right; reverse: crowned imperial eagle, bearing the arms of Austria-Burgundy. Extremely fine.)"
Similar thalers were struck in Hall and Prague.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28,96 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-1013; KM-unlisted (similar to KM 1505); Her., 124; Voglh., 251/II.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, Vente Publique 120, Brussels: Jean Elsen & ses Fils, S.A., 2014.

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