Baden 1843 2 thaler Dav-524

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Sincona sale 18, lot 1228
This specimen was lot 1228 in Sincona sale 18 (Zurich, May 2014), where it sold for CHF 180 (about US$237 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Doppelter Vereinstaler 1843. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Grand duchy of Baden-Durlach, double union thaler of 1843, very fine to extremely fine.)"
This type of 1841-43 has low mintages and is somewhat scarce. The grand duchy issued coins until 1918.

Recorded mintage: 35,300.

Specification: 37.12 g, .900 fine silver, 1.074 troy oz ASW; this specimen is 37,03 g.

Catalog reference: Kahnt 29. Thun 24, Dav-524, KM 212.

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 18, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2014.

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