Bohemia 1642 thaler Dav-3208

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Sincona sale 34, lot 4218
This specimen was lot 4218 in Sincona sale 34 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 650 CHF (about US$772 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA. Ferdinand III. 1637-1657 Taler 1642. Joachimsthal Münzmeister David Knobloch. Selten. Sehr schön. Henkelspur. (Holy Roman Empire, Ferdinand III, 1637-57, thaler of 1642, Joachimsthal mint, mintmaster David Knobloch. Rare, Very fine, mount removed.)"
The SCWC lists this type of 1639-43 as rather scarce but not rare. A similar type was issued from Kuttenberg (Dav-3212).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28.56 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-3208; Dietiker 809. Doneb. 2409, KM 439 (listed under Bohemia).


  • 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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