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Lot 692

German States -- Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. 2 Taler, 1840-A. Dav-844; Th-383; J-532; Cr-88. Carl Friedrich, 1828-1853. Berlin mint. Head left. Reverse: Crowned arms. Reflective fields with gorgeous iridescent silvery gold toning. NGC graded MS-63.

The Duchy was founded in 1644, and its status was raised to that of a Grand Duchy in 1814. Coins made in quantity, in all sizes and metals, began around the mid-18th century, including trade ducats. The above 2 Taler was the largest circulating silver issue of the 19th century, with the last being struck in 1855.
Estimated Value $900 - 1,100.
Ex Irving Goodman Collection.

Realized $1,668

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