Olmutz 1707 thaler Dav-1211

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Sincona sale 6, lot 2102
This specimen was lot 2102 in Sincona sale 6 (Zurich, May 2012), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"RDR/ÖSTERREICH Olmütz, Bistum Karl III. von Lothringen, 1695-1710. Taler 1707, Kremsier. Brustbild in Amtstracht nach rechts. Rv. Gekröntes Wappen auf Ordensstern, gehalten von zwei gekrönten Adlern. Hksp. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Bishopric of Olmutz, Charles III of Lorraine, 1695-1710, thaler of 1707, Kremsier mint. Obverse: Bust in clerical robe facing right; reverse: crowned arms on Maltese cross, supported by two eagles. Mount mark, very fine to extremely fine.)"
This one-year type is among the more common issues from this ecclesiastical state in Moravia, then part of Austria, now the Czech Republic.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver; this specimen is 27,23 g.

Catalog reference: Lichn.-Mayer 365. Suchomel/Videman 577, KM 378, Dav-1211.

Source:

  • 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]Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 6, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2012.

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