Kempten 1541 thaler Dav-9364
This specimen was lot 2102 in Sincona sale 13 (Zurich, October 2013), where it sold for 550 CHF (about US$711 including buyer's fees). The catalog description noted, "DEUTSCHLAND, Kempten, Stadt, Taler 1541. Sehr schön. Ex. Coll. Huntington, Nr. 6998." This one year type is rare and expensive. The city was annexed to Bavaria in 1803.
Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.
Specification: silver, this specimen 28.78 g.
Catalog reference: Haertle 85. Nau 93, Dav-9364.
- Auktion 13: Münzen und Medaillen, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2013.