Bavaria 1842 2 thaler Dav-588
"DEUTSCHLAND Bayern, Königreich Ludwig I. 1825-1848. Doppelter Vereinstaler 1842. Hochzeit des Kronprinzen Maximilian. Datum 12. Oktober. Vorzüglich. (Kingdom of Bavaria, Louis I, 1825-48, double union thaler of 1842, on the marriage of the crown prince Maximilian. Dated 12 October. Extremely fine.)"A variety exists with an error as to the date of the wedding, a blunder which in former times would have made heads roll.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 37.12 g, .900 fine silver, this specimen 37,16 g.
Catalog reference: Kahnt 108. Thun 81, Dav-588, KM 812.1 (formerly KM 431.1).
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