Austria 1735-Graz thaler Dav-1042

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Sincona sale 39, lot 4007
This specimen was lot 4007 in Sincona sale 39 (Zurich, May 2017), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA, Karl VI. 1711-1740 Taler 1735. Graz. Fast vorzüglich. (Holy Roman Empire, Charles VI, 1711-40, thaler of 1735, Graz mint. About extremely fine.)"
This type was struck 1735-38 and is pretty common. Similar thalers were struck in Graz in 1732 (KM 1610.2), and 1723, 1728-29 (KM 1610.1). Other thalers for 1735 include Dav-1037 and -1038.

Recorded mintage: 131,000.

Specification: 28.82 g, .875 fine silver; this specimen is 28.68 g.

Catalog reference: Herinek 325, Dav-1042, KM 1610.3.

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]Jürg Richter, Auction 39, World coins and medals, coins and medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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