Bohemia 1614 thaler Dav-3061

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Sincona sale 34, lot 4131
This specimen was lot 4131 in Sincona sale 34 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 8,000 CHF (about US$9,497 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA. Matthias, 1612-1619 Taler 1614. Prag Münzmeister Benedikt Huebmer. Sehr selten in dieser Erhaltung. Fast FDC. Prachtvolle Erhaltung mit herrlicher Patina. (Holy Roman Empire, Matthias, 1612-19, thaler of 1614, Prague mint, mintmaster Benedikt Huebmer. Very rare in this condition, About uncirculated, Beautiful condition with magnificent patina.)"
This issue of 1613-19, while not rare, is priced about double that of a common Prague mint thaler such as Dav-3136.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 29.21 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-3061; Dietiker 519. Doneb. -. KM 161 (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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