Baden 1851 2 gulden Dav-527
This specimen was lot 6430 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2017), where it sold for $493.50. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Baden. 2 Gulden, 1851. PCGS MS-64 Secure Holder. Sharply struck with gorgeous toning." This type of 1846-52 has decent mintages and is reasonably priced up thru extremely fine. The grand duchy issued coins until 1918.
Recorded mintage: 124,350.
Specification: 21.21 g, .900 fine silver, .613 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: Dav-527, KM-222.
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