Bavaria 1814 thaler Dav-552

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from the Stacks Bowers 2018 ANA sale, lot 20550
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This specimen was lot 20550 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Bavaria. Taler, 1814. NGC MS-65. Fully struck with variegated, mostly light tone over highly lustrous surfaces. Exceptional quality and the lone example graded MS-65 for the type at NGC. Ex: D. Moore Collection." This type of 1809-25 is common. Also struck during Max's reign were vereinsthalers (Dav-551, 28 g, .833 fine).

Recorded mintage: 1,015,406.

Specification: 29.34 g, .868 fine silver, .819 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Dav-552, KM 706 (formerly KM 358.1).


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • 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]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2018 Philadelphia ANA Auction: World Coins and Selections from the El Dorado Collection of Colombian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.

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