Hungary 1710-KB 1/2 thaler

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Sincona sale 39, lot 3974
This specimen was lot 3974 in Sincona sale 39 (Zurich, May 2017), where it sold for 120 CHF (about US$144 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA, Joseph I. 1705-1711 Halbtaler 1710. Kremnitz. Vorzüglich. Kleine Henkelspur. (kingdom of Hungary, Joseph I, 1705-11, half thaler of 1710, Kremnitz mint. Extremely fine. Small mount mark.)"
This type was struck for Joseph I during 1708-11. The SCWC notes it as fairly common and mentions the 1710/00 overdate.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 14.41 g, .875 fine silver; this specimen is 14.14 g.

Catalog reference: KM 281, Herinek 168. Huszar 1576.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Jürg Richter, Auction 39, World coins and medals, coins and medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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