Bern 1823 4 franken Dav-370
"SCHWEIZ Bern Taler 1823. Gekröntes Berner Wappen. Rv. Stehender Krieger mit Federhut und Langschwert. Kl. Kr. Vorzüglich-FDC. (Switzerland, city of Bern, thaler of 1823. Obverse: crowned arms of Bern; reverse: standing soldier with feathered hat and long sword; extremely fine to uncirculated.)"This and KM 198 are the only thalers struck by Bern between the departure of the French (1815) and confederation (1848). It is variously catalogued as a thaler, a four franken and a forty batzen, all much the same thing.
Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.
Specification: silver, this specimen 29,30 g.
Catalog reference: D.T. 30a, HMZ 2-230a, Dav-370, KM 190.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 9, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2012.