Austria 1750 thaler Dav-1120

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Künker sale 293, lot 1627
This specimen was lot 1627 in Künker sale 293 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €440 (about US$593 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"RÖMISCH-DEUTSCHES REICH, Maria Theresia, 1740-1780. Reichstaler 1750, Hall. Sehr schön/vorzüglich. Exemplar der Slg. Bernhard Terletzki. Exemplar der Auktion Lanz 91, München 1999, Nr. 162. (Holy Roman Empire, Maria Theresia of Austria, 1740-80, thaler of 1750, Hall mint. Very fine to extremely fine.)"
This type was struck 1746-54, 1760-65 to the reichs thaler standard while production of the convention thaler (28.06 g, Dav-1121) was becoming important. It is somewhat scarce.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.82 g, .875 fine silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-1120; Eypeltauer 78; M./T. 946, KM 1742.

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.
  • [1]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Katalog 293: Münzen aus Mittelalter und Neuzeit u. a. die westfälischen Privatsammlungen Werner Bröker und Bernd Terletzki, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2017.

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