Hungary 1716-KB 1/2 thaler
This specimen was lot 4139 in Goldberg sale 80 (Los Angeles, June 2014), where it sold for $1,586. The catalog description noted, "Hungary. ½ Taler, 1716-KB. Charles VI, 1711-1740. Bust right. Reverse: Crowned double eagle, arms within Order chain on eagle's breast. A wonderful coin, sharply struck with full original mint luster and attractively toned. NGC graded MS-64." This type was struck 1712-18. The mintage is unknown but it is priced very reasonable in the SCWC.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: KM-287.
- Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Aleeza Brown, Yifu Che, Frank Draskovic and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 80: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2014.