Nurnberg 1767-SR thaler Dav-2498

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Sincona sale 26, lot 2771
This specimen was lot 2771 in Sincona sale 26 (Zurich, October 2015), where it sold for 200 CHF (about US$247 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Nurnberg, Taler 1767. Mit Laubrand. Fast vorzüglich (Germany, city of Nurnberg, thaler of 1767, with leafy border. Choice extremely fine.)"
This type is one of two thalers (including Dav-2497) issued in Nuremberg in 1767, both scarce. This particular type was also issued 1768 and 1776.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver, this specimen 27.94 g.

Catalog reference: Kellner 348b, Dav-2498; KM-359.

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.

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