Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt 1859 thaler Dav-915

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Sincona sale 4, lot 4465
This specimen was lot 4465 in Sincona sale 4 (Zurich, October 2011) where it sold for 200 CHF (about US$266 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"DEUTSCHLAND Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, Fürstentum Friedrich Günther, 1807-1867. Vereinstaler 1859, München. Kl. Kr. Fast vorzüglich-vorzüglich. (Principality of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, Frederick Gunther, 1807-67, union thaler of 1859, Munich mint. Hairlines, nice extremely fine)."
. Despite the tiny mintage, this coin is not especially expensive, suggesting that it was extensively saved.

Recorded mintage: 6,000.

Specification: 18.52 g, .900 fine silver, .536 troy oz ASW, this specimen 18,50 g.

Catalog reference: Kahnt 534. Thun 394. Dav. 915, KM C70.


  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals & Banknotes: Auction 4, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2011.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.

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