Bohemia 1612 thaler Dav-3058

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Sincona sale 34, lot 4130
This specimen was lot 4130 in Sincona sale 34 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 3,000 CHF (about US$3,561 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA. Matthias, 1612-1619 Taler 1612. Prag Münzmeister Benedikt Huebmer. Sehr selten in dieser Erhaltung. Vorzüglich. (Holy Roman Empire, Matthias, 1612-19, thaler of 1612, Prague mint, mintmaster Benedikt Huebmer. Very rare in this condition, Extremely fine.)"
This product of the Prague mint is scarce, but less so than the preceding type (Dav-3057).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 29.16 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-3058; Dietiker 504. Doneb. 1899, KM 101 (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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