Bavaria 1834 thaler Dav-571

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Sincona sale 18, lot 1250
This specimen was lot 1250 in Sincona sale 18 (Zurich, May 2014), where it sold for CHF 325 (about US$428 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Konventionstaler 1834. München Landtag. Vorzüglich-gutes vorzüglich. (kingdom of Bavaria, convention thaler of 1834, Munich mint. On the parliament. Extremely fine.)"
This type honored the opening of the provincial legislature. It is among the last thalers struck to the old convention standard (28.06 g).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver, .751 troy oz ASW, lettered edge, this specimen 28.04 g.

Catalog reference: Kahnt 90. Thun 63, KM 765A (formerly KM 405), Dav-571.


  • 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]Numismatic Coins, Medals, & Banknotes: Auction 18, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2014.

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