Baden 1860 thaler Dav-530

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Sincona sale 57, lot 2562
This specimen was lot 2562 in Sincona sale 57 (Zurich, May 2019), where it sold for 180 CHF (about US$214 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"DEUTSCHLAND | Baden-Durlach, ab 1806 Grossherzogtum, Friedrich I. 1852-1907. Vereinstaler 1860, Karlsruhe. Gutes vorzüglich. (Germany, grand duchy of Baden, Frederick I, 1852-1907, union thaler of 1860, Karlsruhe mint. Good extremely fine.)"
This type was struck 1857-65 and is not rare. It was accompanied by a half gulden and gulden.

Recorded mintage: 173,590, a slightly better date.

Specification: 18.15 g, .900 fine silver, this specimen 18.53 g.

Catalog reference: KM 240, Kahnt 36. Thun 30, Dav-530.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 57: World Coins and Medals, Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2019.

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