Nassau-Usingen 1812-L CT thaler Dav-738
This specimen was lot 24803 in Heritage sale 3032 (Chicago, April 2014), where it sold for $822.50. The catalog description noted, "Nassau-Usingen. Friderich August Taler (Convention) 1812-L, MS61 PCGS. A fairly rare type with soft, medium gray patina and a few darkly toned marks on the face of the bust. Overall, a rather lustrous piece with plentiful detail." This rare type was struck 1810-15. The coinage ended when Nassau was annexed by Prussia in 1866. Davenport divides the type into Dav-738 and Dav-739 based on a revision to the reverse in 1814.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver, .751 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: Dav-738, KM 6.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3032, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2014.