Kempten (1537-39) thaler Dav-9356
This specimen was lot 2101 in Sincona sale 13 (Zurich, October 2013), where it sold for 4,000 CHF (about US$5,174 including buyer's fees). The catalog description noted, "DEUTSCHLAND, Kempten, Stadt, Taler o. J. (1537-39). Selten. Sehr schön. Ex. Coll. Huntington, Nr. 6994." This one year type is rare and expensive. The city was annexed to Bavaria in 1803.
Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.
Specification: silver, this specimen 28.75 g.
Catalog reference: Haertle 36. Nau 75, Dav-9356.
- Auktion 13: Münzen und Medaillen, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2013.