Prussia 1790-A thaler Dav-2597
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"ALLEMAGNE, PRUSSE, Friedrich Wilhelm II (1786-1797), AR Taler, 1790A, Berlin. D/ B. à d. R/ Aigle prussien à d. Petites taches. Très Beau. (kingdom of Prussia, Frederick WIlliam II, 1786-97, silver thaler of 1790, Berlin mint. Obverse: bust right; reverse: Prussian eagle to right. Minor nicks, very fine.)"This type was struck 1786-90 at Berlin (shown here) and Breslau. Both this and Dav-2599 (with a different reverse) were struck in 1790; this type is slightly more common.
Recorded mintage: 1,294,206 (including Dav-2599).
Specification: 22.27 g, .750 fine silver; this specimen is 22,10 g.
Catalog reference: J. 23; Dav-2597, KM 348.1.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 5th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2010.
- Elsen, Philippe, et al., Vente Publique 135, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils, S.A., 2017.