Wurttemberg 1837-W thaler Dav-954

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Sincona sale 9, lot 3880
This specimen was lot 3880 in Sincona sale 9 (Zurich, October 2012), where it sold for 180 CHF (about US$228 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"DEUTSCHLAND Württemberg, 1806 Königreich Kronentaler 1837. Fast vorzüglich-vorzüglich. (Kingdom of Wurttemberg, crown thaler of 1837, extremely fine.)"
This type was struck 1825-37 and this is a common date but later vereinsthaler from the 1850's are much more available. The SCWC divides Dav-954 into two types, KM 561 issued 1825-33 and KM 571 issued 1834-37.

Recorded mintage: 170,000.

Specification: 29.49 g, .868 fine silver, this specimen 29,38 g.

Catalog reference: Kahnt 586, Thun 434, Klein/Raff 65ff, KM 571, Dav-954.

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 & Books: Auction 9, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2012.

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