Hungary 1706-CH thaler Dav-1022

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Sincona sale 23, lot 3276
This specimen was lot 3276 in Sincona sale 23 (Zurich, May 2015), where it sold for 9,000 CHF (about US$11,305 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"UNGARN, Joseph I. 1705-1711 Taler 1706. Pressburg. Selten. Sehr schön-gutes sehr schön. (kingdom of Hungary, Joseph I (1705-11), thaler of 1706, Pressburg mint, rare, very fine to good very fine.)"
This type, struck 1705-11 in several varieties, is rare. Hungary in 1706 had been freshly reconquered by the Austrians from the Turks but was not part of the Empire. This period (1704-11) is marked by the rebellion of the Hungarian nobility under Franz Rakoczy.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28.61 g.

Catalog reference: Huszar 1571. Dav-1022, KM-273.1.


  • 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]Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 23, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.

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