Geneva 1562 thaler Dav-8731

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Sincona sale 1, lot 1829
This specimen was lot 1829 in SINCONA sale 1 (Zurich, June 2011), where it sold for 2200 CHF ($3,063 including buyer's fee). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Genf, Stadt Taler 1562. Gekrönter Doppeladler über rundem Stadtwappen. Rv. Strahlende Sonne mit Christus-Monogramm. Selten. Sehr schön. (City of Geneva, thaler of 1562. Crowned imperial eagle over the city arms; reverse: the ineffable name of God in a sunburst. Rare, very fine.)"

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver; this specimen 27,86 g.

Catalog reference: HMZ 2-294e, Dav-8731.

Source:

  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1484-1600, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1977.
  • 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]SINCONA AG, Munzen, Medaillen & Banknoten Auktion 1, Zurich, 2011.

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