Wurzburg 1707 thaler Dav-2884

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Sincona sale 51, lot 3304
This specimen was lot 3304 in Sincona sale 51 (Zurich, October 2018), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Würzburg, Bistum, Johann Philipp von Greiffenklau-Vollraths, 1699-1719. Taler 1707, Würzburg. Mit kleinem Kopf. Selten. PCGS AU53. Hübsche Patina. (Germany, bishopric of Wurzburg, John Philip of Greiffenklau-Vollraths, 1699-1719, thaler of 1707, Wurzburg mint, with small head. Rare, Attractive patina.)"
This scarce type was struck 1702 and 1707. The bishopric of Wurzburg was an ecclesiastical state in the heart of Germany. The territory was annexed to Bavaria in 1803.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver, this specimen 28.00 g.

Catalog reference: KM 230, Helmschrott 501 Anm, Dav-2884.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Davenport, John S., German Talers, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1965.
  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 51: Gold and Silver Coins and Medals; Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2018.

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