Gurk 1801 thaler Dav-40
"Konventionstaler 1801. Wien Vorzüglich. (bishopric of Gurk, convention thaler of 1801, Vienna mint. Extremely fine.)"This is the only thaler from this locality during the nineteenth century and is likely a commemorative. Gurk, formerly the seat of a bishopric, lies in Carinthia.
Recorded mintage: unknown but somewhat scarce.
Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver, this specimen 28,09 g.
Catalog reference: Kahnt 187. Holzmair S. 66, Dav-40, KM 2.
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- Numismatic Coins, Medals, & Banknotes: Auction 18, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2014.