Bavaria 1832 thaler Dav-565
This specimen was lot 23983 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $2,350. The catalog description noted, "Ludwig I Kronentaler 1832, MS65 PCGS. Splendid argent-gray toning over near mark-free surfaces with full, satiny luster. Very scarce in this pristine condition." This type was issued 1830-37 and was called a kronenthaler; the subsequent type (KM 852) was reduced to 18.52 grams.
Recorded mintage: 69,770.
Specification: 29.54 g, .871 fine silver, .3827 troy oz ASW, lettered edge.
Catalog reference: KM 751 (formerly KM 394), Dav-565.
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- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3024, featuring the Kairos and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collections, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.