Austria 1867-A 2 thaler Dav-24

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Sincona sale 18, lot 3122
This specimen was lot 3122 in Sincona sale 18 (Zurich, May 2014), where it sold for CHF 900 (about US$1,186 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Doppelter Vereinstaler 1867. Wien. Vorzüglich. (Austria, double union thaler of 1867, extremely fine.)"
This scarce type was struck 1866-67 only and represents the last of the denomination.

Recorded mintage: 8,300.

Specification: 37.04 g, .900 fine silver, lettered edge, this specimen 37.04 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-24; Kahnt 358. Jl. 317, KM 2250.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals & Banknotes, Auction 11, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2013.

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