Prussia 1770-A thaler Dav-2586
"PREUSSEN, KÖNIGREICH Friedrich II. der Große, 1740-1786. Reichstaler preuß. 1770, A, Berlin. Selten in dieser Erhaltung. Min. Schrötlingsfehler, vorzüglich-Stempelglanz. (Germany, kingdom of Prussia, Frederick II (the Great), 1740-86, thaler of 1770, Berlin mint. Scarce in this quality, tiny edge defect, extremely fine to uncirculated.)"This type was struck 1764-74 at Berlin (shown here), Breslau, Konigsberg, Cleve and Magdeburg. While many individual dates are rare, the type is common in circulated condition.
Recorded mintage: 620,767.
Specification: 22.72 g, .750 fine silver.
Catalog reference: Dav-2586, Old. 69 d; Kluge 121.2, KM-306.1.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Ponterio, Richard, The January 2015 NYINC Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the John W. Adams and Ray Czabor Collections, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.