Silesia 1739 thaler Dav-1098

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Sincona sale 34, lot 4329
This specimen was lot 4329 in Sincona sale 34 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 300 CHF (about US$356 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA. Karl VI. 1711-1740 Taler 1739. Breslau Ohne Münzmeisterzeichen. Sehr schön. Grüner Lackfleck auf Rv. (Holy Roman Empire, Charles VI, 1711-40, thaler of 1739, Breslau mint, without mintmaster's initials. Very fine, green stain on reverse.)"
This type is listed for 1723-40 but is scarce despite the lengthy production run.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver.

Catalog reference: F. u. S. 923. Herinek 426. Dav-1098, KM 819.3 (listed under Silesia).


  • 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]Jürg Richter, Münzen und Medaillen des Römisch-Deutsches Reiches, Auktion 34, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.

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