Frankfurt 1764-G PCB N thaler Dav-2223
This specimen was lot 633 in Stacks-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $1,997.50. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Frankfurt. Taler, 1764-GNPCB. NGC MS-64. Tied with one other for finest certified. Faint mottled toning with underlying lustrous surfaces and sharp features. From the Rockaway Collection." After suspending the production of thalers in 1717, Frankfurt burst into action in 1762-67, issuing Dav-2219 thru Dav-2225. This type, one of several for 1764, is scarce but not rare.
Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.
Catalog reference: Dav-2223; KM-234.2.
- 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.
- Ponterio, Richard, The January 2015 NYINC Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the John W. Adams and Ray Czabor Collections, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.