Waldeck-Pyrmont 1810-FW thaler Dav-922

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Kunker sale 263, lot 1406
This specimen was lot 1406 in Künker sale 263 (Osnabrück, June 2015), where it sold for €950 (about US$1,227 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Waldeck, FÜRSTENTUM Friedrich, 1763-1812. Konv.-Taler 1810. Attraktives Exemplar mit herrlicher Patina, vorzüglich. (Germany, principality of Waldeck, Frederick, 1763-1812, convention thaler of 1810. Attractive, toned, extremely fine.)"
This rare type exists with (Dav-922a) and without "D.G." in the obverse legend. Waldeck surrendered its sovereignty to Prussia in 1867.

Recorded mintage: unknown but rare.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-922; AKS 1; Kahnt 543; Thun 401, KM 63.


  • [1]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Catalog 263, The Friedrich Popken collection of gold and silver coinages | Coins and Medals from Medieval and Modern Times, a. o. the collection of Ernst Otto Horn, part III, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2015.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.

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