Bremen 1871-B thaler Dav-629
This specimen was lot 22166 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $282. The catalog description 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.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 169: The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2012.