Graubunden 1826 5 batzen

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Heritage sale 3073, lot 33746
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This specimen was lot 33746 in Heritage sale 3073 (Chicago, April 2019), where it sold for $192. The catalog description[1] noted, "Graubunden. Canton 5 Batzen 1826 MS63+ NGC. Lustrous prooflike surfaces with an attractive light tone. From the Engelen Collection of World Coinage." This type was originally issued in 1820. Five batzen was one-eighth of a thaler.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: billon.

Catalog reference: KM 8.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • 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]Bierrenbach, Cristiano and Warren Tucker, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3073, featuring the Lake County Collection of British coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2019.

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