Geneva 1622-RG thaler Dav-4621

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Sincona sale 6, lot 2426
This specimen was lot 2426 in Sincona sale 6 (Zurich, May 2012), where it sold for 600 CHF (about US$831 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"SCHWEIZ, Sammlung Dr. Charles Froidevaux Genf Taler 1622-RG. Rundes Stadtwappen unter strahlender Sonne mit Christusmonogramm. Rv. Gekrönter Doppeladler. Gutes sehr schön. (Canton of Geneva, thaler of 1622. Obverse: city arms, Christ monogram in sunburst above; reverse: crowned double-headed eagle, good very fine.)"
This thaler was issued in Geneva 1620-59 but only the 1622 and 1623 are reasonably available.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver; this specimen is 28,57 g.

Catalog reference: Dem. 484. D.T. 1657e, HMZ 2-313e, KM 26, Dav-4621.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Richter, Juerg, and Ruedi Kunzmann, Neuer HMZ-Katalog, Band 2: Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins 15//16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart, Regenstauf, Germany: H. Gietl Verlag GmbH, 2006.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 6, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2012.

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