Austria 1719-Hall thaler Dav-1053
A thaler of the Hall mint struck for Austria while Charles VI was emperor. This specimen was lot 50435 in Heritage sale 425 (New York, January 2007), where it sold for $253. The catalog description noted, "Charles VI Taler 1719 Hall, choice AU, lightly cleaned long ago, just a slight rub on the cheek." The type was struck 1719-34, along with similar types from Vienna, Breslau and Graz.
Recorded mintage: 118,000.
Specification: 28.82 g, .875 fine silver, .810 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 692, Davenport 1053.
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