Hungary 1714-KB 1/2 thaler
This specimen was lot 6737 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2017), where it sold for $329. The catalog description noted, "HUNGARY. 1/2 Taler, 1714-KB. Kremnitz Mint. Charles VI of Austria (1711-40). NGC MS-62. Well struck with deep old cabinet toning over all of the surfaces. Original luster peeks through near the edges of devices where toning is slightly lighter. A very handsome uncirculated specimen." This type was struck 1712-18. The mintage is unknown but it is priced very reasonable in the SCWC.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 14.41 g, .875 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-287; Huszar-1609.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- 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.