Bavaria 1795 thaler Dav-1966A
This specimen was lot 620 in Ponterio sale 182 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $329. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Bavaria. Taler, 1795. NGC MS-62." This type is listed for 1795-99 and is fairly common tho less so than the "Madonna" thalers of the 1760's and 1770's. The other Bavarian thaler of 1795 is Dav-1959.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver.
Catalog reference: Dav-1966A; KM-600.2.
- 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.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 182: The January 2014 NYINC Auction: World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stacks Bowers LLC.