Olmutz 1705 thaler Dav-1209

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Ponterio sale 169, lot 10031
photo courtesy Stack's Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 10031 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $___. The catalog description[1] noted, "AUSTRIA. Olmutz. Taler, 1705. Karl III Josef Herzog von Lothringen (1695-1711). Small planchet flaw on reverse. Dark toned. NGC MS-61. From the Demarete Collection." This one-year type is among the more common issues from this ecclesiastical state in Moravia, then part of Austria, now the Czech Republic. Later thalers from the 1720's are listed quite inexpensively

Recorded mintage: unknown but not rare.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-1209; KM-372.


  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 169: The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2012.

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