Metz 1551 thaler Dav-9559
"FRANCE, Metz, Bistum, Robert de Lenoncourt, 1551-1555. Taler 1551, Vic-sur-Seille. Sehr selten. Sehr schön. (bishopric of Metz, Robert de Lenoncourt, 1551-55, thaler of 1551, Vic-sur-Seille mint. Very rare, Very fine.)"The bishop and city of Metz both issued coins but the town was under French occupation from the mid-1500's, which occupation was formally recognized by the Treaty of Westphalia in 1648.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, this specimen 28.49 g.
Catalog reference: Wendling II/E/z/28, Flon 758,2. Dav-9559.
- Richter, Jürg, Auction 47, World Coins and Medals, Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2018.