Frankfurt 1843 2 thaler Dav-641
"DEUTSCHLAND Frankfurt, Stadt Doppelter Vereinstaler 1843. Adler. Kl. Kr. Vorzüglich-FDC. (Germany, city of Frankfurt, double thaler of 1843, eagle obverse; hairlines, about uncirculated)."This type was struck by the free city of Frankfurt am Main 1841-55. Its face value of two thalers was equal to 3½ gulden. City view thalers (KM 326) were issued concurrently 1840-44. Frankfurt was annexed by Prussia in 1866 and her coinage ceased.
Recorded mintage: 123,000.
Specification: 37.10 g, .900 fine silver, 1.074 troy oz ASW, lettered edge, this specimen 37,15 g.
Catalog reference: Kahnt 182, Thun 131, Dav. 641, KM 329.
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