Regensburg 1787-BK thaler Dav-2606
This specimen was lot 20692 in Heritage sale 3021 (New York, January 2013), where it sold for $2,232.50. The catalog description noted, "Regensburg-Bishopric. Anton Ignaz Josef Taler 1787, MS62 PL NGC, struck for the Sede Vacante and featuring an ornate design with 15 small shields surrounding St. Peter in a small boat. A handsome example of this classic Taler." Like most thalers of Regensburg, this one year type is expensive. Unlike the better known city thalers, this one was issued by the bishop.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: Dav-2606; KM-450.
- Krause, Chester L, and Clifford Mishler, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 3rd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2005.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3021, featuring the Cecil Webster, Richard P. Ariagno and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collection, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2012.