Geneva 1795-TB 12 florins Dav-1769
"Taler 1795. Prachtvolle Erhaltung. Fast FDC-FDC," (1795 thaler, nice uncirculated).This type was struck during a French-sponsored revolution which toppled the old oligarchy. This issue, tho denominated twelve florins, was meant to trade as a thaler. It was the first thaler struck in Geneva since 1723.
Recorded mintage: 21,000.
Specification: silver, this specimen 30,56 g.
Catalog reference: D.T. 1032, HMZ 2-339h, KM 111, Davenport 1769.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
- Richter, Juerg, and Ruedi Kunzmann, Neuer HMZ-Katalog, Band 2: Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins 15//16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart, Regenstauf, Germany: H. Gietl Verlag GmbH, 2006.