Bavaria 1856 2 thaler Dav-605

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Sincona sale 18, lot 1273
This specimen was lot 1273 in Sincona sale 18 (Zurich, May 2014), where it sold for CHF 650 (about US$856 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Doppelter Vereinstaler 1856. München Denkmal König Maximilians in Lindau. Gutes vorzüglich-vorzüglich. (kingdom of Bavaria, double thaler of 1856, Munich mint, on the king's visit to Lindau, extremely fine.)"
This commemorative honored a monument erected to king Maximilian II.

Recorded mintage: 1,152.

Specification: 37.12 g, .900 fine silver, this specimen 36.92 g.

Catalog reference: Kahnt 124. Thun 96, KM 850, Dav-605.


  • 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.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals, & Banknotes: Auction 18, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2014.

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