Mainz 1766-A FB thaler Dav-2425

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Sincona sale 18, lot 1445
This specimen was lot 1445 in Sincona sale 18 (Zurich, May 2014), where it sold for CHF 225 (about US$296 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Konventionstaler 1766. Mainz. Sehr schön-gutes sehr schön. (archbishopric of Mainz, convention thaler of 1766, very fine to good very fine.)"
The archbishopric was mediatized and partitioned in 1803.

Recorded mintage: unknown but somewhat scarce.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver, this specimen 27.71 g.

Catalog reference: KM 361, Slg. Walther 601. Dav-2425.


  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Davenport, John S., German Talers, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1965.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals, & Banknotes: Auction 18, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2014.

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