Baden 1817-D thaler Dav-515
This specimen was lot 2655 in Goldberg sale 91 (Los Angeles, June 2016), where it sold for $411.25. The catalog description 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.
- 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.
- 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.