Salzburg 1770-FM thaler Dav-1261
"Salzburg, Erzbistum, Sigismund von Schrattenbach, 1753-1771 Taler 1770. Kleines Brustbild. Sehr schön-gutes sehr schön. (archbishopric of Salzburg, Sigismund von Schrattenbach, 1753-1771, thaler of 1770, small bust, very 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 1769-70 only and is slightly scarce.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, this specimen 27.92 g.
Catalog reference: Zöttl 3010. Probszt 2298, Dav-1261; KM-420.
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- Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
- Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 23, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.