Bavaria 1814 thaler Dav-552
This specimen was lot 20550 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it did not sell. The catalog description 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.
- 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.