Baden 1817-D thaler Dav-515

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Goldberg sale 91, lot 2655
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This specimen was lot 2655 in Goldberg sale 91 (Los Angeles, June 2016), where it sold for $411.25. The catalog description[1] noted, "German States: Baden. Taler, 1817 NGC AU55. Carl Ludwig Friedrich. Deeply toned. NGC graded AU-55." 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: 52,073.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver.

Catalog reference: Thun-15; KM 169, Dav-515.

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]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 91: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2016.

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