Poland 1650-GR thaler Dav-4360
This specimen was lot 24866 in Heritage sale 3016 (Orlando, FL, January 2012), where it sold for $1,380. The catalog description noted, "Danzig. Johann Casimir Taler 1650-GR, VF Details NGC (tooled), an attractive coin with old-time cabinet patina. The surfaces have been tooled, which is often the case for this era." This type is listed under Danzig for 1650-53; a similar bust appears on issues of Posen (Dav-4366) and Thorn (Dav-4377). Poland was partitioned out of existence in 1795 and coinage for Poland ceased in 1841 and regular Russian issues introduced.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: KM 49, Dav-4360, Gum-1922.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Tucker, Warren, Cristiano Bierrenbach and Scott Cordry, Heritage sale 3016, World and Ancient Coins, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2011.