Kempten 1543 thaler Dav-9365
This specimen was lot 2104 in Sincona sale 13 (Zurich, October 2013), where it sold for 400 CHF (about US$517 including buyer's fees). The catalog description noted, "DEUTSCHLAND, Kempten, Stadt. Taler 1543. Gutes sehr schön. Ex. Coll. Huntington, Nr. 1500." This type is rare and expensive. The city was annexed to Bavaria in 1803.
Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.
Specification: silver, this specimen 28.97 g.
Catalog reference: Haertle 104. Nau 101, Dav-9365.
- Auktion 13: Münzen und Medaillen, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2013.