Wurttemberg 1825-W 2 gulden Dav-953

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Sincona sale 4, lot 4478
This specimen was lot 4478 in Sincona sale 4 (Zurich, October 2011), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"DEUTSCHLAND Württemberg, 1806 Königreich Wilhelm I. 1816-1864. Doppelgulden 1825. Selten. Sehr schön-gutes sehr schön. (Kingdom of Wurttemberg, William I, 1816-64, double gulden of 1825. Rare, very fine to good very fine.)"
The doublen gulden was another odd denomination that fell in between the thaler and double thaler in size. Two types of double gulden are recorded for Wurttemberg in 1825, varying in the presence of "WAGNER F" below the bust. This one, without the engraver's name, is slightly scarcer than the other.

Recorded mintage: 9,934 (Dav-952 and Dav-953).

Specification: 25.45 g, .750 fine silver, .613 troy oz ASW, lettered edge, this specimen 25,32 g.

Catalog reference: Kahnt 582a, Thun 432, Klein/Raff 70, Dav-953, KM 560.

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 4, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2011.

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