Austria 1806-A thaler Dav-4

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Sincona sale 26, lot 3643
This specimen was lot 3643 in Sincona sale 26 (Zurich, October 2015), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Franz II. (I.), 1792-1835 Konventionstaler 1806. Wien. Fast vorzüglich-vorzüglich. (Holy Roman Empire, Francis II, 1792-1835, crown thaler of 1806, Vienna mint, extremely fine or better.)"
This thaler was struck at Vienna 1804-06 and is the last type struck for Francis using his title of Holy Roman Emperor, which title he gave up in 1806.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver, this specimen 27.99 g.

Catalog reference: Kahnt 335, Jaeckel 155, Dav-4, KM 2159.

Source:

  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 26, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.

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