Hungary 1830-A 1/2 thaler

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from the Stack's Bowers 2017 NYINC sale, lot 6745
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This specimen was lot 6745 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2017), where it sold for $376. The catalog description[1] 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.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]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.

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