Bohemia 1625 thaler Dav-3141

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Sincona sale 34, lot 4185
This specimen was lot 4185 in Sincona sale 34 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 2,300 CHF (about US$2,730 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA. Ferdinand II. 1618-1637 Taler 1625. Joachimsthal Münzmeister Gregor Steinmüller. Selten in dieser Erhaltung. Vorzüglich. Schöne irisierende Tönung. (Holy Roman Empire, Ferdinand II, 1618-37, thaler of 1625, Joachimsthal mint, mintmaster Gregor Steinmüller. Rare in this condition, Extremely fine, beautiful iridescent toning.)"
This type of 1623-32 is the most common thaler from Joachimsthal of the seventeenth century.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 29.30 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-3141; Dietiker 724. Doneb. 2298, KM 356 (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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