Austria 1775-IC FA thaler Dav-1163

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Sincona sale 18, lot 3100
This specimen was lot 3100 in Sincona sale 18 (Zurich, May 2014), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Konventionstaler 1775. Wien. Selten. Sehr schön-gutes sehr schön. (Austria, convention thaler of 1775, Vienna mint, rare, very fine to extremely fine.)"
On the death of Francis of Lorraine in 1765, his and Maria Theresia's son was crowned emperor Joseph II tho Maria Theresia remained the boss until her death in 1780. This type of 1773-80 is common.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver, this specimen 27.94 g.

Catalog reference: KM 2075, Herinek 87. Dav-1163.

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: Auction 18, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2014.

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