Bavaria 1848 2 gulden Dav-594

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Sincona sale 11, lot 772
This specimen was lot 772 in Sincona sale 11 (Zurich, May 2013), where it sold for 120 CHF (about US$149 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"DEUTSCHLAND Bayern, Königreich Ludwig I. 1825-1848. Doppelgulden 1848, München. Kl. Kr. Vorzüglich. (Germany, kingdom of Bavaria, Louis I, 1825-48, double gulden of 1848, Munich mint. Some hairlines, extremely fine.)"
Double gulden were struck 1845-56 along with gulden and half gulden in parallel with the thaler series. Two thaler = 3½ gulden.

Recorded mintage: 950,802 (including KM 828).

Specification: 21.21 g, .900 fine silver, this specimen 21.16 g.

Catalog reference: Kahnt 73. Thun 89, KM 819 (formerly KM 438), Davenport-594.


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  • 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 11, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2013.

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