Wurttemberg 1808-ILW 20 kreuzer

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Sincona sale 43, lot 2172
This specimen was lot 2172 in Sincona sale 43 (Zurich, October 2017), where it sold for 150 CHF (about US$179 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Württemberg, 1803 Kurfürstentum, 1806 Königreich, Friedrich II (I.), 1797-1816 20 Kreuzer 1808. Vorzüglich-FDC. Leicht justiert. (kingdom of Wurttemberg, Frederick I, 1797-1816, twenty kreuzer of 1808. Extremely fine-uncirculated, Minor adjustment marks.)"
This type was struck 1807-10 and is rather expensive for a German minor. This type was accompanied by a three kreuzer (KM 500), six kreuzer (KM 495), ten kreuzer (KM 502) and a thaler (KM 504). The last twenty kreuzer was issued in 1823.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 6.68 g, .583 fine silver, this specimen 6.63 g.

Catalog reference: KM 501, Klein/Raff 37.1a. AKS 44.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Sincona sale 43, Gold and Silver Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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