Austria (1564-95) thaler Dav-8095

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Ponterio sale 168, lot 50316
photo courtesy Stack's-Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 50316 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it sold for $705. The catalog description[1] noted, "AUSTRIA. Taler, ND (1564-95). Hall Mint. NGC MS-63. Ferdinand Erzher[z]og (1564-95). Nice eye appeal with light toning beginning in legend and periphery devices. Small planchet defect on rim at 3 o'clock." 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.

Catalog reference: Dav-8095.


  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1484-1600, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1977.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 168: The Official ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.

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