Bohemia 1694-PM 15 kreuzer

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Sincona sale 39, lot 3939
This specimen was lot 3939 in Sincona sale 39 (Zurich, May 2017), where it sold for 500 CHF (about US$600 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA, Leopold I. 1657-1705 15 Kreuzer 1694. Prag. Vorzüglich-FDC. (Holy Roman Empire, Leopold I, 1657-1705, fifteen kreuzer of 1694, Prague mint. Extremely fine-uncirculated.)"
This type was issued in Prague 1674, 1693-96. Mintmasters MV, PM and GE are noted for 1694. This specimen realized four times the catalog value.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 6.36 g.

Catalog reference: Herinek 995. Dietiker 881, KM 574.

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, Auction 39, World coins and medals, coins and medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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