Bohemia 1715 thaler Dav-1070

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Sincona sale 34, lot 4292
This specimen was lot 4292 in Sincona sale 34 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 700 CHF (about US$831 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA. Karl VI. 1711-1740 Taler 1715. Prag Ohne Münzmeisterzeichen. Selten. Fast vorzüglich. Walzenprägung. (Holy Roman Empire, Charles VI, 1711-40, thaler of 1715, Prague mint, without mintmaster's initials. Rare, About extremely fine, struck on roller dies.)"
This early thaler of Charles VI, struck 1715-16, is fairly common.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28.75 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-1070; Dietiker 1008. Herinek 364, KM 1496 (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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