Bavaria 1836 thaler Dav-579

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Sincona sale 18, lot 1252
This specimen was lot 1252 in Sincona sale 18 (Zurich, May 2014), where it sold for CHF 220 (about US$290 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Konventionstaler 1836. München Ottokapelle zu Kiefersfelden. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (kingdom of Bavaria, convention thaler of 1836, Munich mint, Otto chapel, very fine to extremely fine.)"
This type honored the construction of a new church at Kiefersfelden. 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 27.89 g.

Catalog reference: Kahnt 98. Thun 71. KM 786 (formerly KM 413), Dav-579.

Source:

  • 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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