Bremen 1871-B thaler Dav-629

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Ponterio sale 169, lot 22166
photo courtesy Stack's Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 22166 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $282. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Bremen. Taler, 1871. PCGS MS-64 Secure Holder." This is the last issue of the independent free city of Bremen and commemorated the peace ending the Franco-Prussion War. The next large silver coin from Bremen was a five mark of 1906 (Dav-630).

Recorded mintage: 60,729.

Specification: 17.53 g, .986 fine silver, lettered edge.

Catalog reference: Dav-629; KM-249.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 169: The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2012.

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