Zurich 1776 thaler Dav-1794
This specimen was lot 1725 in Ponterio sale 182 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $2,937.50. The catalog description noted, "SWITZERLAND. Zurich. Taler, 1776. NGC MS-64. Finest certified with the next finest being a 62. Toned with underlying luster. Choice for type." This type is listed for 1776-77 and is noted as a better type.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: KM 163, Dav-1794.
- Richter, Juerg, and Ruedi Kunzmann, Neuer HMZ-Katalog, Band 2: Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins 15//16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart, Regenstauf, Germany: H. Gietl Verlag GmbH, 2006.
- 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.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 182: The January 2014 NYINC Auction: World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stacks Bowers LLC.