Prussia 1818-A thaler Dav-759

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Heritage sale 3024, lot 24058
Prussia 1818A thaler rev Heritage 3024-24058.jpg

This specimen was lot 24058 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $646.25. The catalog description[1] noted, "Prussia. Friedrich Wilhelm III Taler 1818-A, MS64 NGC, an attractive coin with silvery-gray toning and full underlying mint brilliance." This type was issued 1816-22 at Berlin (shown here) and Aurich and is common in worn condition. This is the most common date.

Recorded mintage: 8,855,710.

Specification: 22.27 g, .750 fine silver, .537 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Dav-759, KM 396.

Source:

  • 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.
  • [1]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.

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