Olmutz 1702 thaler Dav-1206

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Sincona sale 57, lot 3325
This specimen was lot 3325 in Sincona sale 57 (Zurich, May 2019), where it sold for 2,100 CHF (about US$2,499 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA | Olmütz, Bistum, Carl III. von Lothringen, 1695-1711. Taler 1702. Vorzüglich. Feine Patina. Kleine Kratzer. (Germany, bishopric of Olmutz, Charles III of Lorraine, 1695-1711, thaler of 1702. Extremely fine, Nice toning, Small scratches.)"
This one year type from this ecclesiastical state in Moravia is fairly scarce.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28.43 g.

Catalog reference: KM 346, Suchomel / Videman 572. Lichnowsky / Mayer 331, Dav-1206.


  • 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, Jurg, Sincona Auction 57: World Coins and Medals, Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2019.

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