Bavaria 1770 thaler Dav-1953

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Germany Bavaria 1770 taler rev 600.jpg

This type was struck in Bavaria 1760-77 in Munich (shown) and at Amberg (KM 519.2). These "Madonna" thalers were very popular among the inhabitants and many were made into religious pendants.

Recorded mintage: unknown but common.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: KM 519.1 (formerly KM 234.1), Davenport 1953.


  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Davenport, John S., German Talers, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1965.

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