Wurttemberg 1817 thaler Dav-946

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Sincona sale 33, lot 2454
This specimen was lot 2454 in Sincona sale 33 (Zurich, October 2016), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Württemberg, 1806 Königreich. Wilhelm I. 1816-1864 Kronentaler 1817. Stuttgart. Sehr schön. (kingdom of Wurttemberg, William I, 1816-64, crown thaler of 1817, Stuttgart mint. Very fine.)"
The king issued two thalers in 1817, this scarce one struck to the kronenthaler standard, and the rare Dav-947, struck to the convention thaler standard (28.06 g).

Recorded mintage: 44,000.

Specification: 29.49 g, .868 fine silver.

Catalog reference: Klein/Raff 50. Kahnt 584. Thun 427, KM 526, Dav-946.

Source:

  • 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.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [1]Jürg Richter, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 33, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.

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