Basel 1499 groschen

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Sincona sale 9, lot 5162
This specimen was lot 5162 in Sincona sale 9 (Zurich, October 2012), where it sold for 150 CHF (about US$190 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"SCHWEIZ Basel - Groschen 1499. Spätere Nachprägung mit rostigen Stempeln von 1901. 300 Exemplare geprägt. Vorzüglich. (Switzerland, canton of Basel, groschen of 1499, restruck in 1901 from rusty dies. 300 examples made. Extremely fine.)"

Recorded mintage: 300?

Specification: silver, this specimen 4.82 g.

Catalog reference: HMZ 2-52e.


  • Krause, Chester L, and Clifford Mishler, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 1st ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1996.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 9, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2012.

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