Hungary 1722-KB 1/2 thaler

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Sincona sale 39, lot 3996
This specimen was lot 3996 in Sincona sale 39 (Zurich, May 2017), where it sold for 100 CHF (about US$120 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA, Karl VI. 1711-1740 Halbtaler 1722. Kremnitz. Sehr schön. (Holy Roman Empire, Charles VI, 1711-40, half thaler of 1722, Kremnitz mint. Very fine.)"
This type was struck 1719-32. Despite the tiny reported mintage, it is listed as common.

Recorded mintage: 1,204.

Specification: 14.41 g, .875 fine silver; this specimen is 14.26 g.

Catalog reference: KM 303, Herinek 539. Huszar 1611.

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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