Regensburg 1781-GCB 1/2 thaler
"Regensburg, Stadt, 1/2 Konventionstaler 1781. Titel von Joseph II. Vorzüglich. (Germany, city of Regensburg, half convention thaler of 1781, struck in the name of Joseph II. Extremely fine.)"This one year type uses a bust of the emperor that does not resemble him in the slightest, appearing more like the deceased Francis I. See Dav-2625 for a more representative image.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 14.03 g, .833 fine silver, this specimen 13.93 g.
Catalog reference: Beckenbauer 7205; KM 443.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Richter, Jürg, Sincona sale 43, Gold and Silver Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.