Haldenstein 1623 thaler Dav-4679
This specimen was lot 3724 in Sincona sale 20 (Zurich, October 2014), where it sold for CHF 950 (about US$1,191 including buyer's fees). The catalog description noted, "[Haldenstein.] Taler 1623. Sehr schön-gutes sehr schön. (very fine or better.)" Haldenstein was a barony in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland. It is about two miles down the river Rhine from the town of Chur, which also issued coins. The last coins are dated 1695.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, this specimen 28.08 g.
Catalog reference: KM 43.2, Dav-4279, D.T. 1559b, HMZ 2-520b.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Richter, Juerg, and Ruedi Kunzmann, Neuer HMZ-Katalog, Band 2: Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins 15//16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart, Regenstauf, Germany: H. Gietl Verlag GmbH, 2006.
- Richter, Jürg, Numismatic Coins & Medals: Auction 20, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2014.