Poland 1650-GR thaler Dav-4360

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Heritage sale 3016, lot 24866
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 24866 in Heritage sale 3016 (Orlando, FL, January 2012), where it sold for $1,380. The catalog description[1] 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.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: KM 49, Dav-4360, Gum-1922.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Tucker, Warren, Cristiano Bierrenbach and Scott Cordry, Heritage sale 3016, World and Ancient Coins, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2011.

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