Furstenberg 1790 thaler Dav-2271

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Stack's Bowers 2015 NYINC sale, lot 636
photo courtesy Stack's-Bowers LLC
Furstenberg in 1789, to the east of the Breisgau

This specimen was lot 639 in Stacks-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Furstenberg-Stuhlingen. Taler, 1790. NGC AU-58. RARE. Traces of adjustment marks. Translucent amber tone with much luster showing through. Terrific reverse view of the mines. Great eye appeal." Furstenberg was an insignificant county wedged between Baden and Wurttemberg. This type is very rare.

Recorded mintage: 806.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-2271; KM-30.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]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.

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