Bremen 1743-MF thaler Dav-2049
"Bremen, Stadt, Taler 1743. Titel Karl VII. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Germany, city of Bremen, thaler of 1743, struck in the name of Charles VII, very fine to extremely fine.)"Other thalers exist for Bremen from the eighteenth century but are very rare; this one is only scarce. It was struck for the pretender Charles VII, the last serious challenger to the Hapsburg claim to be Holy Roman Emperor. It is accompanied by a double thaler (Dav-2050).
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, this specimen 29.17 g.
Catalog reference: Dav-2049; KM-183, Jungk 511.
- Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 23, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.
- 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.