Hungary 1610-KB 1/2 thaler
This specimen was lot 6716 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2017), where it sold for $282. The catalog description noted, "HUNGARY. 1/2 Taler, 1610/09-KB. Kremnitz Mint. Mathias II (1612-19). NGC VF-30. Even wear consistent with grade but overdate bold and clear. Deep toning in the peripheral legends with medium orange gray in centers." This fairly common type is listed for 1609-11.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: KM-26; Huszar-1113.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Ponterio, Richard, The January 2017 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, featuring the Richard Stuart Collection, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2016.