Bohemia 1616 2 thaler Dav-3062

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Sincona sale 34, lot 4127
This specimen was lot 4127 in Sincona sale 34 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 38,000 CHF (about US$45,108 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA. Matthias, 1612-1619 Doppeltaler 1616. Prag Münzmeister Benedikt Huebmer. Äusserst selten. Sehr schön. Alte Tönung. Leichte Schrötlingsmängel. (Holy Roman Empire, Matthias, 1612-19, double thaler of 1616, Prague mint, mintmaster Benedikt Huebmer. Extremely rare, Very fine, old toning, slightly weak dies.)"
This product of the Prague mint is noted for 1615-19 and is rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 58.12 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-3062; Dietiker 536. Doneb. 1912, KM 184 (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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