Regensburg 1791-GCB thaler Dav-2631

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from the Stack's Bowers 2019 NYINC sale, lot 42938
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This specimen was lot 42938 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2019), where it sold for $1,140. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Regensburg. Taler, 1791-GCB. NGC MS-61. High end quality for this scarcer issue with impressive sharpness over the designs, attractive prooflike reflectivity in the fields and even light golden toning throughout. From the Collection of Dr. James Eustace Bizzell, II. Ex: Goldberg Auction 55, lot 1414, October 2009." This thaler with the arms reverse was accompanied by KM 465 (Dav-2630) with a city view reverse. Both are rather expensive. Regensburg was absorbed into Bavaria during the Napoleonic mediatizations.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-2631; KM-464.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Davenport, John S., German Talers, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1965.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio, Matt Orsini and Cris Chatigny, The January 2019 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.

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