Wurzburg 1770-RF INM FHP thaler Dav-2901A
This specimen was lot 753 in Stacks-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $1,116.25. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Wurzburg. Taler, 1770-WINMFHP. Adam Friedrich von Seinsheim (1755-79). NGC MS-61. "Rf" below bust. Nice strike. Mild old envelope toning with good underlying luster. From the Rockaway Collection." This type is listed for 1769-73 and is slightly scarcer than the average thaler from this locale.
Recorded mintage: unknown but somewhat scarce.
Catalog reference: Dav-2901a; KM-398; Helmschrott-760.
- 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.
- Ponterio, Richard, The January 2015 NYINC Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the John W. Adams and Ray Czabor Collections, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.