Olmutz 1741 thaler Dav-1228

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Sincona sale 57, lot 3347
This specimen was lot 3347 in Sincona sale 57 (Zurich, May 2019), where it sold for 750 CHF (about US$893 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA | Olmütz, Bistum, Jakob Ernst Graf von Liechtenstein-Castelcorn, 1738-1745. Taler 1741, Kremsier. Selten. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. Hübsche Patina. (Germany, bishopric of Olmutz, Jacob Ernest, count of Liechtenstein-Castelcorn, 1738-45, thaler of 1741, Kremsier mint. Rare, Very fine-extremely fine, Attractive patina.)"
This one year type from this ecclesiastical state in Moravia is fairly scarce.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28.91 g.

Catalog reference: KM 462, Suchomel / Videman 908. Lichnowsky / Mayer 498, Dav-1228.


  • 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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