Regensburg 1776 pfenning

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Stack's Bowers 2019 Collector's Choice sale, lot 71433
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This specimen was lot 71433, in Stack's Bowers Collector's Choice sale (Santa Ana, CA, October 2019), where it sold for $45. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Regensburg. Pfenning, 1776. PCGS Genuine--Environmental Damage, Unc Details Gold Shield. A rather deeply toned example of this small and crude type, exhibiting some damage as noted but is otherwise a pleasing representation." This type is listed for 1767 and 1774-79.

Recorded mintage: unknown but common.

Specification: billon.

Catalog reference: KM-408.


  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • [1]Orsini, Matt, Richard Ponterio and Kyle Ponterio, The October 2019 Collector's Choice Sale: World and Ancient Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2019.

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