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    Franz Joseph I Taler 1852-A, D-17, 26.03, MS64 NGC. The Last Convention Thaler "1852" Bust Right. Franz Joseph as Emperor/Austria. Vienna. (1852-1856). For this issue the weight was lowered but the fineness was increased. The actual fine silver equaled slightly more than the old Convention Thaler. Contemporary Spain was also changing its coinage standard to .900 fine silver from its old long term standard. Struck at Vienna and Kremnitz. Light adjustment marks on the obverse, fully struck with light, original toning over lustrous surfaces. A wonderful type specimen.
    From the Grundy Collection.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2009
    4th-13th Sunday-Tuesday
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