Bohemia (1612-19) thaler Dav-3064

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Sincona sale 34, lot 4132
This specimen was lot 4132 in Sincona sale 34 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 8,500 CHF (about US$10,090 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA. Matthias, 1612-1619 Taler o. J. Prag "Dreikaisertaler." Münzmeister Benedikt Huebmer. Äusserst selten. Fast vorzüglich, Hübsche Patina. (Holy Roman Empire, Matthias, 1612-19, undated "three emperor" thaler, Prague mint, mintmaster Benedikt Huebmer. Extremely rare, About extremely fine, Attractive patina.)"
This issue, one of several (including Dav-3065) featuring the "three emperors," is rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 29.15 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-3064; Dietiker 521. Doneb. 1889, KM 124 (listed under Bohemia).

Source:

  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Jürg Richter, Münzen und Medaillen des Römisch-Deutsches Reiches, Auktion 34, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.

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