Danzig 1639-GR thaler Dav-4353

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Ponterio sale 182, lot 1559
Danzig 1639 thaler rev P182-1559.jpg

This specimen was lot 1559 in Ponterio sale 182 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $2,820. The catalog description[1] noted, "POLAND. Danzig. Taler, 1639-GR. NGC VF Details--Mount Removed." The city of Danzig issued this thaler 1638-40; this is the most common date; smaller coins such as groszy and orts are much more reasonable.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-4353; KM-24; Gum-1585; Parchimowicz-1850.

Sources:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1600-1700, Galesburg, IL, 1974.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 182: The January 2014 NYINC Auction: World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stacks Bowers LLC.

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