Zurich 1646 thaler Dav-4640

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Sincona sale 20, lot 3589

This specimen was lot 3589 in Sincona sale 20 (Zurich, October 2014), where it sold for CHF 200 (about US$251 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted, "Taler 1646. Sehr schön. (very fine.)" While Swiss thalers are scarce as a class, this one is fairly common.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver; this specimen is 28.32 g.

Catalog reference: D.T.1070b, HMZ 2-1146f, Dav-4640, KM 66.


  • 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, Numismatic Coins & Medals: Auction 20, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2014.

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