Hungary 1738-KB thaler Dav-1062

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Sincona sale 23, lot 3284
This specimen was lot 3284 in Sincona sale 23 (Zurich, May 2015), where it sold for 250 CHF (about US$314 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"UNGARN, Karl III. 1711-1740 Taler 1738. Kremnitz. Vorzüglich. (kingdom of Hungary, Charles III (1711-40), thaler of 1738, Kremnitz mint, extremely fine.)"
This type, struck 1730-40 in several varieties, is common. It is the final type struck for Karl VI, who was succeeded by his daughter Maria Theresia in 1740.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28.76 g.

Catalog reference: Huszar 1606. Dav-1062, KM-310.2.


  • 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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