Bavaria 1775-A thaler Dav-1954
"DEUTSCHLAND Bayern, Kurfürstentum, Maximilian III. Joseph, 1745-1777. Madonnentaler 1775, Amberg. Leicht just. Gutes sehr schön. (Electorate of Bavaria, Maximilian III Joseph, 1745-77, Madonna thaler of 1775, Amberg mint. Light adjustment marks, good very fine.)"This type, struck at Munich and Amberg 1760-77, is common. These "Madonna" thalers were very popular among the inhabitants and many were made into religious pendants.
Recorded mintage: unknown but common.
Specification: silver, this specimen is 28,05 g.
Catalog reference: Hahn 330, Dav-1954, KM 519.2.
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