Bohemia 1706-GE thaler Dav-1024

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Sincona sale 34, lot 4282
This specimen was lot 4282 in Sincona sale 34 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 1,000 CHF (about US$1,187 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA. Joseph I. 1705-1711 Taler 1706. Prag Münzmeister Gregor Egerer. Selten. Gutes sehr schön, Kl. Schrötlingsfehler und etwas justiert. (Holy Roman Empire, Joseph I, 1705-11, thaler of 1706, Prague mint, mintmaster Gregor Egerer. Rare, Good very fine, light spots and adjustment marks.)"
This one year type is scarce. The production of the Prague mint dwindled greatly after the devastation of the Thirty Years War.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28.39 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-1024; Dietiker 948. Herinek 134, KM 636 (listed under Bohemia).

Source:

  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [1]Jürg Richter, Münzen und Medaillen des Römisch-Deutsches Reiches, Auktion 34, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.

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