Bavaria 1836 thaler Dav-565
This specimen was lot 623 in Ponterio sale 182 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $681.50. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Bavaria. Taler, 1836. NGC MS-63. Lightly toned and lustrous." This type was issued 1830-37 and was called a kronenthaler; the subsequent type (KM 852) was reduced to 18.52 grams.
Recorded mintage: 7,816.
Specification: 29.54 g, .871 fine silver, .3827 troy oz ASW, lettered edge.
Catalog reference: KM 751 (formerly KM 394), Dav-565.
- 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, Ponterio sale 182: The January 2014 NYINC Auction: World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stacks Bowers LLC.