Glarus 1847 40 batzen Dav-373
This specimen was lot 40795 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it sold for $3,290. The catalog description noted, "SWITZERLAND. Glarus. 40 Batzen, 1847. PCGS MS-64 Secure Holder. Struck to commemorate the shooting festival in Glarus. Mintage of only 3,200 pieces." This rare issue is still listed in the SCWC.
Recorded mintage: 3,200.
Catalog reference: Bruce-S2, KM-20, Dav-373.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 168: The Official ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.