Bavaria 1814 thaler Dav-551
"DEUTSCHLAND Bayern, Königreich Maximilian IV. (I.) Joseph, 1799-1825. Konventionstaler 1814, München. Hksp. und Felder Rv. lt. bearb. Sehr schön. (Germany, kingdom of Bavaria, Maximilian Joseph, 1799-1825, convention thaler of 1814, Munich mint. Pierced and mounted, tooling on reverse, very fine.)"This type of 1807-22 is rather scarce. Also struck during Max's reign were kronenthalers (Dav-552, 37.12 g, .900 fine).
Recorded mintage: 4,579.
Specification: 28 g, .833 fine silver, this specimen 27.90 g.
Catalog reference: Kahnt 68. Thun 43, KM 791 (formerly KM 355), Davenport-551.
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