Austria 1719-Hall thaler Dav-1053

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Heritage sale 425, lot 50435
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

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.

Source:

  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • 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.

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