Hohenlohe-Kirchberg 1737-N thaler Dav-2357

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Sincona sale 18, lot 1424
This specimen was lot 1424 in Sincona sale 18 (Zurich, May 2014), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Taler 1737. Nürnberg Auf den Tod seines Vaters Friedrich Eberhard. Vorzüglich-gutes vorzüglich. (Germany, county of Hohenlohe-Kirchberg, thaler of 1737, Nurnberg mint, on the death of his father Friedrich Eberhard, extremely fine.)"
A few thalers and half thalers represent the entire eighteenth century coinage of this tiny state, which was promoted from county to principality in 1764 and mediatized in 1806.

Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver, this specimen 29.12 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-2357; Albrecht 209. KM-5.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 5th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2010.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals, & Banknotes: Auction 18, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2014.

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