Austria 1760-Hall thaler Dav-1121

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Kunker sale 263, lot 1533
This specimen was lot 1533 in Künker sale 263 (Osnabruck, June 2015), where it sold for €240 (about US$310 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Maria Theresia, 1740-1780. Konv.-Taler 1760, Hall. Feine Patina, vorzüglich. (Holy Roman Empire, Maria Theresia, 1740-80, convention thaler of 1760, Hall mint. Toned, extremely fine.)"
The type was struck 1751-65 and is fairly common. The first years (1751-53) were struck to the standard of 28.82 g, .875 fine silver.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver, .751 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Dav-1121; Eypeltauer 79; M./T. 958, KM 1816.

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]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Catalog 263, The Friedrich Popken collection of gold and silver coinages | Coins and Medals from Medieval and Modern Times, a. o. the collection of Ernst Otto Horn, part III, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2015.

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