Bavaria 1845 2 thaler Dav-589

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Sincona sale 9, lot 3705
This specimen was lot 3705 in Sincona sale 9 (Zurich, October 2012), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"DEUTSCHLAND Bayern, Königreich Ludwig I. 1825-1848. Doppelter Vereinstaler 1845. Kl. Kr. Gutes vorzüglich. (Kingdom of Bavaria, Louis I, 1825-48, double union thaler of 1845. Light hairlines, good extremely fine.)"
This type, the regular issue of 1842-48, is now scarcer than many of the commemoratives issued in the same period.

Recorded mintage: 166,7000.

Specification: 37.12 g, .900 fine silver, this specimen 37,10 g.

Catalog reference: Kahnt 101. Thun 74, Dav-589, KM 814 (formerly KM 432).


  • 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 & Books: Auction 9, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2012.

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