Kempten 1537 thaler Dav-9360
This specimen was lot 2100 in Sincona sale 13 (Zurich, October 2013), where it sold for 10,000 CHF (about US$12,934 including buyer's fees). The catalog description noted, "DEUTSCHLAND, Kempten, Stadt, Taler 1537. Äusserst selten. Sehr schön. Ex. Coll. Huntington, Nr. 18436." 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 28.35 g.
Catalog reference: Haertle 47. Nau 80, Dav-9360.
- Auktion 13: Münzen und Medaillen, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2013.