Bavaria 1828 thaler Dav-563
This specimen was lot 22163 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $320. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Bavaria. Taler, 1828. PCGS AU Details--Cleaning, Secure Holder. 'Blessings of Heaven'. Inspiration for the [Russian] 1836 Family Ruble." Two different commemorative thalers were issued for 1828, of which this is the more common.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver.
Catalog reference: Dav-563; KM-734.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 169: The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2012.