Prussia 1794-A thaler Dav-2600

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Sincona sale 11, lot 789
This specimen was lot 789 in Sincona sale 11 (Zurich, May 2013), where it sold for 350 CHF (about US$433 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"DEUTSCHLAND Brandenburg-Preussen, Königreich Friedrich Wilhelm II. 1786-1797. Konventionstaler 1794, Berlin. Handelsmünze. Dav. 2600. Teilweise schwach ausgeprägt. Fast vorzüglich-vorzüglich. (Germany, kingdom of Prussia, Frederick William II, 1786-97, convention thaler of 1794, Berlin mint. Nice extremely fine to extremely fine.)"
The SCWC lists the convention thaler of 1795 as rather common but does not list the 1794.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 27.80 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-2600; J. 182, KM 361 (unlisted date).

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]Numismatic Coins, Medals & Banknotes, Auction 11, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2013.

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