Prussia 1823-A thaler Dav-760

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Kunker sale 263, lot 716
This specimen was lot 716 in Künker sale 263 (Osnabrück, June 2015), where it sold for €700 (about US$969 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"PREUSSEN, KÖNIGREICH Friedrich Wilhelm III. 1797-1840. Taler 1823, A. Prachtexemplar. Stempelglanz. (kingdom of Prussia, Frederick William III, 1797-1840, thaler of 1823. Proof example, uncirculated.)"
This is a commn date of a type struck 1823-26 at Berlin (shown here) and Aurich.

Recorded mintage: 761,163.

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

Catalog reference: Dav-760, AKS 14; Kahnt 367; Thun 247; Old. 180, KM 413.


  • 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]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Catalog 263, The Friedrich Popken collection of gold and silver coinages | Coins and Medals from Medieval and Modern Times, a. o. the collection of Ernst Otto Horn, part III, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2015.

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