Austria (1564-95) 3 thaler Dav-A8096

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Sincona sale 51, lot 3702
This specimen was lot 3702 in Sincona sale 51 (Zurich, October 2018), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Erzherzog Ferdinand II. 1564-1595. 3 Taler o. J. Hall. Dickabschlag von den Talerstempeln. Sehr selten. Sehr schön. Schrötlingsfehler. (Austria, archduke Ferdinand II, 1564-95, undated triple thaler, struck using thaler dies. Very rare, Very fine, Flan defect.)"
Davenport notes a considerable number of thalers and multiple thalers struck for the archduke, Dav-8088 thru Dav-8103, all without dates. None are rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 84.48 g.

Catalog reference: Moser/Tursky S. 188, Dav-A8096.


  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1484-1600, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1977.
  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 51: Gold and Silver Coins and Medals; Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2018

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