Bohemia 1600 thaler Dav-8079

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Sincona sale 34, lot 4095
This specimen was lot 4095 in Sincona sale 34 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 650 CHF (about US$772 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA. Rudolf II. 1576-1612 Taler 1600. Kuttenberg Münzmeister Hans Spiess. Sehr schön, Dunkle Tönung. (Holy Roman Empire, Rudolf II, 1576-1612, thaler of 1600, Kuttenberg mint, mintmaster Hans Spiess. Very fine, dark toning.)"
This particular type is a product of the Kuttenberg mint for 1578-1600. Davenport lists over 130 different thalers for Austria in the sixteenth century.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 29.12 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-8079; Dietiker 371. Doneb. 1597.

Source:

  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1484-1600, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1977.
  • [1]Jürg Richter, Münzen und Medaillen des Römisch-Deutsches Reiches, Auktion 34, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.

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