Bavaria 1828 thaler Dav-556

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Kunker sale 263, lot 625
This specimen was lot 625 in Künker sale 263 (Osnabrück, June 2015), where it sold for €700 (about US$904 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Bavaria, SEIT 1806 KÖNIGREICH Ludwig I. 1825-1848. Kronentaler 1828. Prachtexemplar. Herrliche Patina, fast Stempelglanz. (kingdom of Bavaria, Louis I, 1825-48, crown thaler of 1828. Proof example, great patina, choice uncirculated.)"
This "crown thaler" was issued 1825-29.

Recorded mintage: unknown but common.

Specification: 29.54 g, .871 fine silver, lettered edge.

Catalog reference: Dav-556; AKS 75; Kahnt 74; Thun 47, KM 723.


  • [1]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Catalog 263, The Friedrich Popken collection of gold and silver coinages | Coins and Medals from Medieval and Modern Times, a. o. the collection of Ernst Otto Horn, part III, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2015.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.

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