Hungary 1575-KB thaler Dav-8059

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Kunker sale 263, lot 1470
This specimen was lot 1470 in Künker sale 263 (Osnabruck, June 2015), where it sold for €3,400 (about US$4,392 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Maximilian II. 1564-1576. Reichstaler 1575, KB, Kremnitz. RR Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Holy Roman Empire, Maximilian II, 1564-76, thaler of 1575, Kremnitz mint. Rare, very fine to extremely fine.)"
Davenport lists Dav-8059 for 1577 and 1578 only. It varies from Dav-8058 by a slightly different crown on the obverse.

Recorded mintage: unknown but rare.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-8059; Voglh. 67 II.

Source:

  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1484-1600, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1977.
  • [1]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Catalog 263, The Friedrich Popken collection of gold and silver coinages | Coins and Medals from Medieval and Modern Times, a. o. the collection of Ernst Otto Horn, part III, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2015.

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