Hungary 1620-KB 1/2 thaler
This specimen was lot 6719 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2017), where it sold for $376. The catalog description noted, "HUNGARY. 1/2 Taler, 1620-KB. Kremnitz Mint. Matthias II (1612-19). NGC VF-35. Posthumous issue. VERY SCARCE. Even toning. From the Mezo-Toth Kalman Collection." This fairly scarce type is listed for 1620 and 1622. Half thalers for Ferdinand II (KM 73) also exist for 1620 and are half the price.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: KM-72; H-1118 (R7).
- 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.