Hungary 1833-B 1/2 thaler

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from the Stack's Bowers 2017 NYINC sale, lot 6747
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This specimen was lot 6747 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2017), where it sold for $517. The catalog description[1] noted, "HUNGARY. 1/2 Taler, 1833-B. Kremnitz Mint. NGC AU Details--Surface Hairlines. Three year type of which this date is actually a restrike from 1841. Some surface hairlines in fields under pale apricot and light blue toning. Attractive underlying luster. From the Mezo-Toth Kalman Collection." This type was issued 1831, 1833 and 1834 and is expensive. It is accompanied by a thaler (KM 418) and 20 krajczar (KM 415.2).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 14.03 g, .833 fine silver, .375 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM-420; Huszar-1963a.

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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