Wurzburg 1769-RF INM FHP thaler Dav-2901A

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Kunker sale 263, lot 1432
This specimen was lot 1432 in Künker sale 263 (Osnabrück, June 2015), where it sold for €1,800 (about US$2,325 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BISTUM Adam Friedrich von Seinsheim, 1755-1779. Konv.-Taler 1769, Würzburg. Herrliche Patina, vorzüglich-Stempelglanz. (bishopric of Wurzburg, Adam Frederick of Seinsheim, 1755-79, convention thaler of 1769, Wurzburg mint. Handsome patina, extremely fine to uncirculated.)"
This type is listed for 1769-73 and is slightly scarcer than the average thaler from this locale.

Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-2901; Helmschrott 759, KM 398.

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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