Brandenburg-Ansbach 1757-G thaler Dav-1989

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Kunker sale 293, lot 270
This specimen was lot 270 in Künker sale 293 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €300 (about US$404 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRANDENBURG IN FRANKEN. Christian Friedrich Karl Alexander, 1757-1791. Reichstaler preuß. 1757, Schwabach. Slg. Grüber (Auktion Künker 267) 4607. Sehr schön. (margraviate of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Christian Frederick Charles Alexander, 1757-91, Prussian thaler of 1757, Schwabach mint. Very fine.)"
Thalers struck to the Prussian standard were lighter and lower in fineness than convention thalers.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-1989; Slg. Wilm. 1074; KM 241.

Source:

  • [1]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Katalog 293: Münzen aus Mittelalter und Neuzeit u. a. die westfälischen Privatsammlungen Werner Bröker und Bernd Terletzki, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2017.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Davenport, John S., German Talers, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1965.

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