Wurttemberg 1759-R thaler Dav-2859A

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Sincona sale 33, lot 2448
This specimen was lot 2448 in Sincona sale 33 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 350 CHF (about US$416 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Württemberg, 1495 Herzogtum. Karl Eugen, 1744-1793 Konventionstaler 1759. Stuttgart. Sehr schön. (Germany, duchy of Wurttemberg, Charles Eugene, 1744-93, convention thaler of 1759, Stuttgart mint. Very fine.)"
This rather scarce type is one of two for the date. The other (Dav-2859) has the duke's sash going the opposite way.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver.

Catalog reference: KM 408, Klein/Raff 359; Dav-2859.

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]Jürg Richter, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 33, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.

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