Nurnberg 1765 thaler Dav-2490

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Sincona sale 4, lot 4427
This specimen was lot 4427 in Sincona sale 4 (Zurich, October 2011) where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"DEUTSCHLAND Nürnberg, Stadt Konventionstaler 1765. Titel Franz I. Norimberga opfert an einem Altar. Rv. Gekrönter, nimbierter Doppeladler mit gekröntem Wappen auf der Brust. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (City of Nuremberg, convention thaler of 1765, in the name of Francis I. Obverse: Norimberga sacrifices at an altar; reverse: crowned, nimbate double headed eagle with crowned arms on breast. Very Fine to Extremely Fine)."
This type is one of several thalers (including Dav-2491 thru Dav-2495) issued in Nuremberg in 1765, all scarce to rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 27,96 g.

Catalog reference: Kellner 341. Dav-2490, KM 347.

Source:

  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals & Banknotes: Auction 4, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2011.
  • 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.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.

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