Austria 1824-A thaler Dav-7
This specimen was lot 6056 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2017), where it sold for $493.50. The catalog description noted, "AUSTRIA. Taler, 1824-A. Vienna Mint. NGC MS-63. An eye catching example with only the tiniest of bag marks to interrupt the full cartwheel luster gleaming from the untoned surfaces." This thaler was issued 1817-24 from six mints and is common.
Recorded mintage: unknown but common.
Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver.
Catalog reference: Dav-7, KM-2162.
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