Salzburg 1624 thaler Dav-3504
"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.
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- Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 23, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.