Nassau 1817-CT L thaler Dav-741
"Kronentaler 1817. Limburg Gutes sehr schön. (Germany, duchy of Nassau, crown thaler of 1817, Limburg mint, good very fine.)"This one year type is scarce. In 1866, the duchy was swallowed up by Prussia and the coinage ended, tho one branch of the family now occupies the throne of the Netherlands.
Recorded mintage: 12,700.
Specification: 29.53 g, .871 fine silver, lettered edge, this specimen 29.38 g.
Catalog reference: Dav-741; KM-47; Kahnt 308. Thun 227.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
- Numismatic Coins, Medals, & Banknotes: Auction 18, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2014.