Glarus 1847 40 batzen Dav-373

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Ponterio sale 168, lot 40795
photo courtesy Stack's-Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 40795 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it sold for $3,290. The catalog description[1] noted, "SWITZERLAND. Glarus. 40 Batzen, 1847. PCGS MS-64 Secure Holder. Struck to commemorate the shooting festival in Glarus. Mintage of only 3,200 pieces." This rare issue is still listed in the SCWC.

Recorded mintage: 3,200.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Bruce-S2, KM-20, Dav-373.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 168: The Official ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.

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