Regensburg 1788 thaler Dav-2629
This specimen was lot 24076 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $2,937.50. The catalog description noted, "Regensburg. Free City Taler 1788, MS63 NGC, meticulously struck with prooflike surfaces. An archery contest commemorative piece with an old-time museum or collector acquisition number inked on the reverse." This issue is rare.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: Dav-2629, KM 455.
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- Davenport, John S., German Talers, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1965.
- 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.