Prussia 1705-CS 1/3 thaler

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Sincona sale 51, lot 3164
This specimen was lot 3164 in Sincona sale 51 (Zurich, October 2018), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Friedrich III. (I.), 1688-1713. 1/3 Taler 1705 CS, Berlin. Sehr selten. Schön-sehr schön. (Germany, kingdom of Prussia, Frederick I, 1688-1713, one-third thaler of 1705, Berlin mint. Very rare, Fine-very fine.)"
This type was struck 1701-07 and 1711 and is fairly expensive for a German minor. A one-third thaler was also struck at the Minden mint (KM 60).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 8.66 g, .750 fine silver, this specimen 8.52 g.

Catalog reference: KM 11, von Schrötter 155.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 51: Gold and Silver Coins and Medals; Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2018.

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