Baden 1815-D thaler Dav-515

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Jean Elsen list 269, lot 774
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This specimen was lot 774 in Jean Elsen list 269 (Brussels, July-August 2014), where it was offered for €400 (about US$544). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ALLEMAGNE, BADE, Carl Ludwig Friedrich (1811-1818), AR Kronentaler, 1816 D, presque Superbe (grand duchy of Baden, Carl Ludwig Friedrich (1811-1818), silver crown thaler of 1816, about extremely fine.)"
This type is listed for 1814-19 and is rather scarce for a nineteenth century thaler. The SCWC does not mention the engraver's initial "D" on the reverse but it is clearly there.

Recorded mintage: 38,274.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver.

Catalog reference: J., 20; A.K.S., 24; Thun, 14; KM 169, Dav-515.


  • 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]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Liste 269: Juillet-Septembre 2014, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils, S.A., 2014.

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