Wurttemberg 1818 thaler Dav-948

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Sincona sale 11, lot 1023
This specimen was lot 1023 in Sincona sale 11 (Zurich, May 2013), where it sold for 600 CHF (about US$743 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"DEUTSCHLAND Württemberg, Königreich Wilhelm I. 1816-1864. Kronentaler 1818, Stuttgart. Etwas rauer Schrötling. Fast vorzüg­lich-vorzüglich. (kingdom of Wurttemberg, William I, 1816-64, crown thaler of 1818, Stuttgart mint. Slightly porous, extremely fine.)"
This type was struck 1818 only along with a convention thaler (Dav-946). Both are scarce.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 29.49 g, .868 fine silver, this specimen 29.38 g.

Catalog reference: Kahnt 585. Thun 429. Klein/Raff 51, KM 534, Davenport-948.

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]Numismatic Coins, Medals & Banknotes, Auction 11, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2013.

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