Salzburg 1758 thaler Dav-1250

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Sincona sale 11, lot 2449
This specimen was lot 2449 in Sincona sale 11 (Zurich, May 2013), where it sold for 250 CHF (about US$310 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Salzburg, Erzbistum Sigismund von Schrattenbach, 1753-1771. Taler 1758, Fast vorzüglich-vorzüglich. (Salzburg, archbishop Sigismund of Schrattenbach, 1753-71, thaler of 1758, nice extremely fine.)"
The Archbishopric of Salzburg, an ecclesiastical state between Austria and Bavaria, was blessed with abundant silver mines. This type, issued one year only, is common.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28.06 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-1250; Zöttl 2972, Probszt 2277, KM 391.


  • 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, Auction 11, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2013.

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