Austria 1556 thaler Dav-8027
This specimen was lot 50314 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it sold for $852. The catalog description noted, "AUSTRIA. Taler of 72 Kreuzer, 1556. Hall Mint. NGC AU-50. Ferdinand I (1521-64)." This particular type is a very early thaler, struck 1556-58, and is a product of the Hall mint in Tyrol.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: Dav-8027.
- Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1484-1600, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1977.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 168: The Official ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.