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    A Stunning Double-Taler of Augsburg

    Augsburg. Free Imperial City 2 Taler 1740-IT MS66 NGC, Augsburg mint, with titles of Karl VI, Jonas Pieter Thiébaud as die-cutter, Triple Horseshoe mm, KM146, Dav-1920, Förschner-150, Forster-519. Of spectacular design and style, this very scarce Double-Taler remains in a breathtaking state of preservation. Generally seen in AU or low-grade Mint State, often cleaned or ex-jewelry, the superb original surfaces of this specimen demonstrate the great care taken by the generations of numismatists that have showcased this magnificent piece in their cabinets. The tone is a golden russet throughout with fully evident underlying luster, while the strike is needle-sharp. It will likely be some years before a matching piece of comparable quality may be seen again at auction.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2014
    8th Friday
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