Bohemia 1559 1/4 thaler

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Sincona sale 47, lot 1989
This specimen was lot 1989 in Sincona sale 47 (Zurich, May 2018), where it sold for 550 CHF (about US$660 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Heiliges Romisch Reich, Ferdinand I. 1521-1564. Vierteltaler 1559, Kuttenberg. Der Jahrgang von grösster Seltenheit. Fast sehr schön. (Holy Roman Empire, Austria, Ferdinand I, 1521-64, quarter thaler of 1559, Kuttenberg mint. Rare date, About very fine.)"
This type is a product of the Kuttenberg mint in Bohemia.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 6.91 g.

Catalog reference: Halacka 65. Dietiker 61. Markl 1010.


  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Auction 47, World Coins and Medals, Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2018.

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