Austria 1764-Hall thaler Dav-1121

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Sincona sale 39, lot 4043
This specimen was lot 4043 in Sincona sale 39 (Zurich, May 2017), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA, Maria Theresia, 1740-1780 Konventionstaler 1764. Hall. Sehr schön/vorzüglich. Avers leicht gereinigt. (Holy Roman Empire, Maria Theresia, 1740-80, convention thaler of 1764, Hall mint. Very fine/extremely fine. Minor cleaning on obverse.)"
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, this specimen 27.91 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-1121; Herinek 460. MT 963, 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]Jürg Richter, Auction 39, World coins and medals, coins and medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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