Aargau 1808 10 batzen

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Sincona sale 43, lot 4106
This specimen was lot 4106 in Sincona sale 43 (Zurich, October 2017), where it sold for 750 CHF (about US$895 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"SWITZERLAND, Kanton Aargau, 5 Batzen 1808. FDC. PCGS MS66. (canton of Aargau, five batzen of 1808. Uncirculated.)"
The canton of Aargau issued a variety of coins during 1808-31, ranging from billon one rappen to a silver four franken of 1812. This type was issued 1808-10. Forty batzen = four franken = one thaler and ten rappen = one batzen.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: billon.

Catalog reference: D.T. 195a, HMZ 2-22b, KM-13.1.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Richter, Juerg, and Ruedi Kunzmann, Neuer HMZ-Katalog, Band 2: Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins 15//16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart, Regenstauf, Germany: H. Gietl Verlag GmbH, 2006.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Sincona sale 43, Gold and Silver Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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