Nurnberg 1765-SR thaler Dav-2492

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Sincona sale 26, lot 2767
Sincona sale 33, lot 2314
The first specimen was lot 2767 in Sincona sale 26 (Zurich, October 2015), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Nurnberg, Taler 1765. Gutes sehr schön (Germany, city of Nurnberg, thaler of 1765, good very fine.)"
This specimen was later offered as lot 2314 in Sincona sale 33 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 120 CHF (about US$143 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[2] noted,
"Nurnberg, City, Taler 1765. Gutes sehr schön. (Germany, city of Nuremberg, thaler of 1765, Good very fine.)"
This type was also struck with the portrait of Francis I, Joseph II's father and predecessor as Holy Roman emperor. It is scarce.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver, this specimen 27.90 g.

Catalog reference: Kellner 343. Dav-2492; KM-348.

Source:

  • 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]Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 26, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.
  • [2]Jürg Richter, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 33, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.

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