Aargau 1818 10 batzen

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Sincona sale 35, lot 5008
This specimen was lot 5008 in Sincona sale 35 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 550 CHF (about US$653 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Aargau | Kanton, 10 Batzen 1818. Gutes vorzüglich. Patina. (canton of Aargau, ten batzen of 1818. Good extremely fine, Toning.)"
This type was struck 1808-09 and 1818 while the canton was under Napoleonic domination. All dates are scarce. This is the last ten batzen struck in Aargau. Forty batzen made a thaler.

Recorded mintage: 3,223.

Specification: billon, this specimen 7.20 g.

Catalog reference: D.T. 192c, HMZ 2-21d, KM-14.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Jürg Richter, Schweizer Münzen und Medaillen vom Mittelalter bis in die Neuzeit, Auktion 35, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.

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