Hungary 1603-KB thaler Dav-3013
This specimen was lot 25076 in Heritage sale 3026 (Long Beach, October 2013), where it sold for $1,057.50. The catalog description noted, "Rudolf II Taler 1603-KB, Kremnitz, MS63 NGC, deeply toned with bold design features, rare early type in this select quality." This type, unlisted in the SCWC, is mentioned in Davenport for 1601-08. The Nagybanya mint also issued thalers in 1603 (Dav-3014 and -3015).
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: Dav-3013.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1600-1700, Galesburg, IL, 1974.
- ElsBierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 3026, World & Ancient Coins, featuring the RLM Collection, Part Two, the Nogales Collection and the Goetz Medals Die Archive, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.