Bohemia 1637 thaler Dav-3136

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Sincona sale 34, lot 4157
This specimen was lot 4157 in Sincona sale 34 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 1,200 CHF (about US$1,425 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA. Ferdinand II. 1618-1637 Taler 1637. Prag Münzmeister Jakob W. Wolker. Sehr selten. Sehr schön. Kleine Kratzer. (Holy Roman Empire, Ferdinand II, 1618-37, thaler of 1637, Prague mint, mintmaster Jakob W. Wolker. Very rare, Very fine, Minor scratches.)"
This type of 1623-38 is the most common thaler from Prague of the seventeenth century.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 27.83 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-3136; Dietiker 718. Doneb. 2240, KM 354 (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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