Disentis 1729 kreuzer

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Sincona sale 47, lot 2807
This specimen was lot 2807 in Sincona sale 47 (Zurich, May 2018), where it sold for 1,050 CHF (about US$1,260 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"SWITZERLAND, Grisons, Disentis, Abtei, Marian von Castelberg, 1724-1742. Kreuzer 1729, Chur. Variante: Jahreszahl links der Krone. Selten. Fast sehr schön. (abbey of Disentis, Marian of Castelburg, 1724-42, kreuzer of 1729, Chur mint, with the date left of the crown. Rare, About very fine.)"
This rare and obscure type is surprisingly expensive.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver or billon; this specimen is 0.68 g.

Catalog reference: KM 7, Tr. 324 var. D.T. 905, HMZ 2-507a.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • 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]Richter, Jürg, Auction 47, World Coins and Medals, Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2018.

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