Zurich 1649 thaler Dav-4643

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Sincona sale 35, lot 5464
This specimen was lot 5464 in Sincona sale 35 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 250 CHF (about US$297 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Zurich | Stadt, Taler 1649/7. Sehr schön. (city of Zurich, thaler of 1649. Very fine.)"
This type was struck 1649 only and is somewhat scarce. The overdate is not mentioned in the SCWC.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen: 28.08 g.

Catalog reference: D.T. 1072b, HMZ 2-1146h, KM 72, Dav-4643.


  • [1]Jürg Richter, Schweizer Münzen und Medaillen vom Mittelalter bis in die Neuzeit, Auktion 35, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1600-1700, Galesburg, IL, 1974.

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