Salzburg 1624 thaler Dav-3504

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Sincona sale 23, lot 3095
This specimen was lot 3095 in Sincona sale 23 (Zurich, May 2015), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Salzburg, Erzbistum, Paris Graf Lodron, 1619-1653 Taler 1624. Fast vorzüglich-vorzüglich. (archbishopric of Salzburg, Paris, count of Lodron, 1619-53, thaler of 1624, extremely fine.)"
The Archbishopric of Salzburg was an ecclesiastical state between Bavaria and Austria and usually ruled by a Hapsburg client. In the seventeenth century it was blessed with a number of productive silver mines and the prince-archbishop was a prolific issuer of coins, particularly thalers. This type was struck 1623-53 and is one of the commonest thalers of the seventeenth century.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 29.05 g.

Catalog reference: KM 87, Zöttl 1475. Probszt 1197, Dav-3504.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1600-1700, Galesburg, IL, 1974.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 23, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.

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