Aargau 1826 5 batzen
This specimen was lot 3445 in Goldberg sale 87 (Los Angeles, September 2015), where it sold for $211.50. The catalog description noted, "Switzerland: Aargau. 5 Batzen, 1826. Silver. Shield. Reverse; Cross. Tan toning. NGC graded MS-66." This type is listed for 1826 only but is the most common five batzen. This and a one batzen comprise the coinage for the year. Aargau ceased issuing coins in 1831.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: KM-23.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 87: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2015.