Anhalt-Bernburg 1729-IIG 2/3 thaler

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Heritage sale 3064, lot 32831
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This specimen was lot 32831 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $396. The catalog description[1] noted, "Anhalt-Bernburg. Viktor II Friedrich 2/3 Taler 1729-IIG AU50 NGC. Traditional Anhalt bear walking the walls of the city. Notable slate gray toning." This type is listed for 1727-33, 1742-44, 1747-50 and is perhaps the most available silver coin from this locale in the eighteenth century. The thalers (Dav-1901-1906, -2921-2922) are all rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown but not scarce.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: KM 10.1.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3064, featuring the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2018.

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