Olmutz 1820 thaler Dav-41
"Olmütz, Bistum, Rudolph Johann von Österreich, 1819-1830. Konventionstaler 1820, Wien. PCGS MS62. Hübsche Patina. (bishopric of Olmutz, Rudolf John of Austria, 1819-30, convention thaler of 1820, Vienna mint. Attractive patina.)"Archduke Rudolf Johann was the last archbishop to issue coins for his state. In 1820, he had minted at Vienna a twenty kreuzer, half thaler, thaler (shown here) and ducat. This ecclesiastical state was in Moravia, then part of Austria, now the Czech Republic.
Recorded mintage: unknown but fairly scarce.
Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM 494, Suchomel/Videman 1205, Dav-41.
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