Austria 1845-A thaler Dav-14

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Ponterio sale 169, lot 22708
photo courtesy Stack's Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 22078 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $188. The catalog description[1] noted, "AUSTRIA. Taler, 1845. KM-2240. Lightly cleaned. ALMOST UNCIRCULATED." This type was struck 1837-48 at Vienna ("A") and Milan ("M") but is only scarce. Thalers were struck to this weight standard until 1852.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver.

Catalog reference: Kahnt 345. Jl. 246, Dav-14, KM 2240.


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  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 169: The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2012.

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