Bavaria 1755 thaler Dav-1948

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Goldberg sale 65, lot 4729
photo courtesy Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

This specimen was lot 4729 in Goldberg sale 65 (Los Angeles, September 2011), where it sold for $230. The catalog description[1] noted, "German States - Bavaria. Taler, 1755. Maximilian III Joseph, 1745-1777. Bust right. Reverse: Crowned and supported arms. Reverse adjustment marks. Retoned. About Extremely Fine." This type was struck 1753-59 simultaneously with a "Madonna" thaler (Dav-1952). Both are common.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-1948; KM 501 (formerly KM-224).


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 5th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2010.
  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, and Larry Goldberg, Goldberg sale 65: The Pre-Long Beach Auction, Ancient and World Coins, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2011.

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