Montfort 1759 thaler Dav-2459
"Montfort, Grafschaft, Franz Xavier, 1758-1780 Taler 1759. Langenargen. Fast sehr schön. (Germany, county of Montfort, Francis Xavier, 1758-80, thaler of 1759, Langenargen mint. About very fine.)"This is among the last issues of this county. Montfort is an extremely obscure locality now in the province of Limburg in the Netherlands. We have filed it under the Austrian Netherlands as the counts sold out to the Austrian emperor in 1780.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver, this specimen 27.63 g.
Catalog reference: Ebner 352. Dav-2459; KM 188.
- 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.
- Richter, Jürg, Sincona sale 43, Gold and Silver Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.