Wurzburg 1766-MP thaler Dav-2900

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Kunker sale 263, lot 1431
This specimen was lot 1431 in Künker sale 263 (Osnabrück, June 2015), where it sold for €4,600 (about US$5,942 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BISTUM Adam Friedrich von Seinsheim, 1755-1779. Konv.-Taler 1766, Würzburg. Herzogstaler. Sehr selten, besonders in dieser Erhaltung. Kabinettstück. Prachtvolle Patina, Erstabschlag, fast Stempelglanz. (Germany, bishopric of Wurzburg, Adam Frederick of Seinsheim, 1755-79, convention thaler of 1766, Wurzburg mint. Very rare in this quality, cabinet toning, proof, about uncirculated.)"

Recorded mintage: unknown but very rare.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-2900; Helmschrott 758, KM 396.

Source:

  • [1]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Catalog 263, The Friedrich Popken collection of gold and silver coinages | Coins and Medals from Medieval and Modern Times, a. o. the collection of Ernst Otto Horn, part III, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2015.
  • 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.

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