Prussia 1801-A thaler Dav-755
This specimen was lot 24056 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $940. The catalog description noted, "Prussia. Friedrich Wilhelm III Taler 1801-A, MS64 NGC. Full mint brilliance with a bold strike. The surfaces exhibit only a few minor marks and a bit of light russet toning. Very scarce in this Choice condition." This type was issued 1797-1809 at Berlin (shown here), Breslau and Stettin and is common in worn condition.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 22.27 g, .750 fine silver, .537 troy oz ASW.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3024, featuring the Kairos and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collections, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.