Zurich 1714 thaler Dav-1783

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Sincona sale 13, lot 2872
This specimen was lot 2872 in Sincona sale 13 (Zurich, October 2013), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"SCHWEIZ, Zürich, STADT, Taler 1714. Fast FDC. (Switzerland, city of Zurich, thaler of 1714, choice uncirculated)."
This type was struck in Zurich 1713-17 and was one of a series of thalers struck throughout the eighteenth century. Many of the later issues were "city view" thalers. The obverse legend, "MONETA REIPUBLICAE TIGURINAE," means "coin of the Republic of Zurich."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 27.87 g.

Catalog reference: D.T. 419b, HMZ 2-1164g. KM 135, Davenport 1783.


  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • Richter, Juerg, and Ruedi Kunzmann, Neuer HMZ-Katalog, Band 2: Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins 15//16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart, Regenstauf, Germany: H. Gietl Verlag GmbH, 2006.
  • [1]Auktion 13: Münzen und Medaillen, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2013.

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