Hungary 1712-CH PW thaler Dav-1063

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Sincona sale 23, lot 3279
This specimen was lot 3279 in Sincona sale 23 (Zurich, May 2015), where it sold for 4,000 CHF (about US$5,025 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"UNGARN, Karl III. 1711-1740 Taler 1712. Pressburg. Selten. Fast vorzüglich-vorzüglich. (kingdom of Hungary, Charles III (1711-40), thaler of 1712, Pressburg mint, rare, extremely fine or better.)"
This type, struck 1712 and 1715 in several varieties, is very scarce. Hungary in 1712 had been freshly reconquered by the Austrians from the Turks but was not part of the Empire.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28.57 g.

Catalog reference: Huszar 1608. Dav-1063, KM-273.1.

Source:

  • 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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