Augsburg 1643 thaler Dav-5039

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Heritage sale 3020, lot 50428
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 50428 in Heritage sale 3020 (Long Beach, September 2012), where it sold for $301. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Augsburg. Taler, 1643. PCGS Genuine--Filed Rims, EF Details Secure Holder. City view. A few obverse scratches." This type was struck 1639-45 in sufficient numbers that the coin is fairly common today in circulated condition. The bishop of Augsburg also struck thalers but they are rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-5039; KM-77.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Tucker, Warren, and Cris Bierrenbach, Heritage Signature Auction 3020: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2012.

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