Brandenburg-Ansbach 1726 1/2 thaler

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Sincona sale 57, lot 2585
This specimen was lot 2585 in Sincona sale 57 (Zurich, May 2019), where it sold for 500 CHF (about US$595 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"DEUTSCHLAND | Brandenburg-Ansbach, Markgrafschaft, Christiane Charlotte als Vormünderin, 1723-1729. 1/2 Taler 1726, Schwabach. Attraktives vorzügliches Exemplar. Hübsche Patina. (Germany, margraviate of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Christine Charlotte as regent, 1723-29, half thaler of 1726, Schwabach mint. Attractive extremely fine specimen, Attractive patina.)"
A thaler also exists struck with these dies (KM 156). Brandenburg-Ansbach is in central Germany just north of Bavaria.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 14.54 g.

Catalog reference: KM 155, Schön 15, Slg. Wilm. 956.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 57: World Coins and Medals, Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2019.

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