St. Gall 1780 thaler Dav-1779

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Sincona sale 4, lot 5627
This specimen was lot 5627 in Sincona sale 4 (Zurich, October 2011), where it sold for 600 CHF (about US$798 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"SCHWEIZ St. Gallen, Abtei Abt Beda Angehrn von Hagenwil, 1767-1796. Taler 1780. Laubrand. Kratzer auf der Wappenseite. Vorzüglich-FDC. (Switzerland, abbey of St. Gall, Beda Angehrn von Hagenwil, 1767-1796, thaler of 1780. Minor scratches on obverse, Extremely fine to uncirculated.)"
This one year type is fairly scarce.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver; this specimen is 28,18 g.

Catalog reference: KM 34, D.T. 842a, HMZ 2-867f, Dav-1779.


  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals & Banknotes: Auction 4, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2011.

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