Frankfurt 1763-IOT thaler Dav-2219

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Heritage sale 3040, lot 32232
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 32232 in Heritage sale 3040 (Chicago, April 2015), where it sold for $793.13. The catalog description[1] noted, "Frankfurt. Free City Taler 1763-IOT AU55 NGC. With striking slate gray toning. A scarcer type in higher grades. Ex. Ernst Otto Horn Collection." After suspending the production of thalers in 1717, Frankfurt burst into action in 1762-67, issuing Dav-2219 thru Dav-2225. This type, the only one for 1763, is quite scarce.

Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-2219, KM 221.

Source:

  • 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.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage Signature Auction 3040, featuring the Santa Maria, the Alan Dean and the Valley View Life Collections, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2015.

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