Nurnberg 1761-SF thaler Dav-2487

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Heritage sale 3024, lot 26848
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 26848 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $282. The catalog description[1] noted, "Nurnberg. Franz I Taler 1761-SF, AU Details - Tooled, deeply toned and sharply defined with ancient tooling on both the obverse and reverse that becomes evident when inspected with a loupe." While most Nurnberg thalers are scarce, this one is somewhat available. The city was mediatized by Napoleon in 1806 and handed over to Bavaria.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-2487, KM 335.


  • 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]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3024, featuring the Kairos and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collections, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.

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