Prussia 1707-CS thaler Dav-2566
This specimen was lot 684 in Stacks-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $7,637.50. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Prussia. Taler, 1707-CS. Friedrich I. NGC MS-62. Finest certified. First year struck of this series. Nice reflective toning. A very attractive example of this RARE type. From the Rockaway Collection." This type is listed for 1707-12 and is rare, like most of the thalers issued before Frederick the Great (1740-86).
Recorded mintage: unknown but rare.
Catalog reference: Dav-2566; KM-78.
- 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.
- Ponterio, Richard, The January 2015 NYINC Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the John W. Adams and Ray Czabor Collections, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.