Hungary 1830-A 1/2 thaler
This specimen was lot 6745 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2017), where it sold for $376. The catalog description noted, "HUNGARY. 1/2 Taler, 1830-A. Vienna Mint. NGC Unc Details--Surface Hairlines. SCARCE one year type. Showing no signs of circulation wear and only a few small contact marks, some adjustment marks on reverse. Hairlines are present, confined to the obverse fields. Light translucent toning throughout. From the Mezo-Toth Kalman Collection." This type was struck 1830 only. It is expensive but less so than KM 420.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 14.03 g, .833 fine silver, .375 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM-416; Huszar-1963.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- 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.