Austria 1736-Hall thaler Dav-1055

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Sincona sale 6, lot 2006
This specimen was lot 2006 in Sincona sale 6 (Zurich, May 2012), where it sold for 275 CHF (about US$338 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"RDR/ÖSTERREICH Karl VI. 1711-1740. Taler 1736, Hall. Belorbeertes, geharnischtes Brustbild mit grosser Perücke nach rechts. Rv. Gekrönter, nimbierter Doppeladler mit gekröntem Wappen auf der Brust. Patina. Sehr schön- vorzüglich. (Austria, Charles VI, 1711-40, thaler of 1736, Hall mint. Obverse: laureate, armored bust with full wig to right. Reverse: crowned, nimbate double-headed eagle with crowned arms on breast. Toned, very fine to extremely fine.)"
This type was struck 1730-38 and is not rare. Other thalers for 1736 include Dav-1038 and Dav-1087.

Recorded mintage: 131,000.

Specification: silver; this specimen is 28,35 g.

Catalog reference: M.T. 857, Dav-1055, KM 1639.1 (was KM 695.1).

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]Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 6, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2012.

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