Salzburg 1801-M thaler Dav-1265

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Sincona sale 4, lot 5351
This specimen was lot 5351 in Sincona sale 4 (Zurich, October 2011), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Salzburg, Erzbistum Hieronymus von Colloredo, 1722-1803. Taler 1801. Schrötlingsf. Av., sonst vorzüglich. (Archbishopric of Salzburg, Hieronymus von Colloredo, 1722-1803, thaler of 1801. Nice extremely fine.)"
This type was struck 1789-1803 and is common. In 1803 the archbishopric was seized by Napoleon and handed over to the elector of Bavaria, who had long coveted it. After Napoleon was ousted, the region was not returned to the archbishop but was annexed by Austria.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver, .751 troy oz ASW, this specimen: 28,02 g.

Catalog reference: Zöttl 3241, Probszt 2455, Dav-1265 or Dav-42, KM 465.

Source:

  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals & Banknotes: Auction 4, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2011.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.

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