Zug 1620 1/2 thaler

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Sincona sale 47, lot 3045
This specimen was lot 3045 in Sincona sale 47 (Zurich, May 2018), where it sold for 250 CHF (about US$300 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"SWITZERLAND, Zug, Stadt und Kanton, Halbtaler 1620. Selten. Sehr schön. (canton of Zug, half thaler of 1620, Rare, Very fine.)"
This type, struck 1620-22, accompanied a thaler (Dav-4631).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 14.52 g.

Catalog reference: D.T. 1240a, HMZ 2-1091b, KM 28.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Richter, Juerg, and Ruedi Kunzmann, Neuer HMZ-Katalog, Band 2: Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins 15//16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart, Regenstauf, Germany: H. Gietl Verlag GmbH, 2006.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Auction 47, World Coins and Medals, Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2018.

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