Prussia 1816-A thaler Dav-756
This specimen was lot 666 in Ponterio sale 182 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $493.50. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Prussia. Taler, 1816-A. PCGS MS-62 Secure Holder. Toned." This type was issued 1809-16 at Berlin (shown here) and Aurich and is common in worn condition. This is a common date.
Recorded mintage: 6,160,615.
Specification: 22.27 g, .750 fine silver, .537 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: Dav-756, KM 387.
- 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.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 182: The January 2014 NYINC Auction: World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stacks Bowers LLC.