Bavaria 1800 thaler Dav-540

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Sincona sale 11, lot 762
This specimen was lot 762 in Sincona sale 11 (Zurich, May 2013), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"DEUTSCHLAND Bayern, Königreich Maximilian IV. (I.) Joseph, 1799-1825. Konventionstaler 1800, München. Min. just. und Graffiti Av. Fast vorzüglich. (Germany, kingdom of Bavaria, Maximilian Joseph, 1799-1825, convention thaler of 1800, Munich mint. Minor adjustment marks and grafitti on the obverse, nice extremely fine.)"
This type is listed for 1799-1802. The issue of 1799 bears Davenport number 1975. Tho less common than the Madonna thalers of the 1760's and 1780's, it is not rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28 g, .833 fine silver, this specimen 28.02 g.

Catalog reference: Kahnt 50. Thun 32, KM 644 (formerly KM 313), Davenport-540.


  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals & Banknotes, Auction 11, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2013.

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