Austria 1737-Vienna thaler Dav-1038

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Sincona sale 23, lot 3028
This specimen was lot 3028 in Sincona sale 23 (Zurich, May 2015), where it sold for 220 CHF (about US$276 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"RDR/ÖSTERREICH, Karl VI. 1711-1740 Taler 1737. Hall. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Holy Roman Empire, Charles VI (1711-40), thaler of 1737, Hall mint, very fine to extremely fine.)"
The type was struck 1735-40, along with similar types from Hall, Breslau and Graz.

Recorded mintage: 411,000.

Specification: 28.82 g, .875 fine silver, .810 troy oz ASW, this specimen 28.45 g.

Catalog reference: M.T. 859, Herinek 356, Dav-1038, KM 1579.3.

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]Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 23, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.

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