Wurzburg 1790-MP thaler Dav-2909
This specimen was lot 756 in Stacks-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $1,997.50. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Wurzburg. Taler, 1790-MP. Franz Ludwig von Erthal (1779-95). NGC MS-63. Light golden toning with some darker russet patches over highly lustrous surfaces. Small planchet fault below exergual line which can be seen on either side. From the Rockaway Collection." This one year type is slightly scarcer than the average thaler from this locale.
Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.
Catalog reference: Dav-2909; KM-435; Helmschrott-889.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- 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.