Austria 1714-Vienna thaler Dav-1035

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Goldberg sale 67, lot 3849
photo courtesy Goldberg Coins & Collectibles

This specimen was lot 3849 in Goldberg sale 67 (Los Angeles, January 2012), where it sold for $718.75. The catalog description[1] noted, "Austria. Taler, 1714 (Vienna). Charles VI, 1711-1740. Laureate head right within beaded border. Reverse: Crowned double eagle. Reflective fields with light gray toning. NGC graded Uncirculated, Details (Surface Hairlines)." This type was struck 1712-18 and is fairly common. Similar types were issued by Hall, Graz, Augsburg, Breslau and St. Veit.

Recorded mintage: unknown but reasonably common.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-1035, KM 1522 (was KM 1923).

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.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Stephen Harvey, Paul Rynearson and Jason Bradford, Pre-Long Beach Auction, Ancient & World Coins, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, 2011.

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