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Germany Baden Thaler  1857 to 1871
Germany Baden Thaler 1857 to 1871

The earlier dates for these old thalers from the German State of Baden show King Friedrich clean shaven except for a mustache. Later dates show him with a full beard. The reverse side sports the coat of arms of baden, complete with two griffins supporting the shield.

The coin in our main picture (mustache only) is in particularly nice condition, with creamy surfaces and a light touch of rainbow toning. This coin sold in a Westfalische Auktionsgesellschaft (Arnsberg, Germany) for 400 euros, about $530 US dollars, during 2008. The splendid eye appeal of this coin drove the price up. It would probably sell for much more today. Coins with less eye appeal sell for much less.

Here are some typical catalog values for all dates of these coins:

worn: $40 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $75
well preserved: $100
fully uncirculated: $200
coins dated 1857 with mustache-only Friedrich, and coins dated 1865 with full-bearded Friedrich are somewhat more rare; double these values

Be sure to read our Important Terminology page so you can properly interpret these catalog values.

Coin: 15478 , Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: sanjay, Tue, 17-Sep-2013 16:46:41 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Wed, 18-Sep-2013 03:14:50 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Wed, 16-Sep-2015 03:39:06 GMT
Requester description: 1864 front-friedrich grosherzog von baden inscribed around profile of same back- ein vereinsthaler xxx ein pfund feiv 1864 inscribed around coat of arms. coat of arms is crown attached to a canopy draped over two winged dragons facing away from each other on either side of a shield
Tags: germany baden thaler deustch bundesrepublik deutchland bundsrepublik deutschen deutiches deutsches deutscherlander deuches bundesrepublic germanic bundesrublika deutschland dutchland deutsch deutsche deut deutshen bundesrepublika deutscher german devtsch deutches deutchlands deutchen deutschlands devtscher badensis badens vonbaden vereinsthaler joachimstaler taler thalers friedrich grosherzog groszy von ein xxx pfund feiv coat shield arms crown canopy draped drapery two winged wing dragons dragon grossherzog groszherzogin grosz grosze groszherzog sheild coats shiled crests chevrons shild escucheon insignia arm crested crest chevron creast shields escutcheon crowned tiara crowns tiarra crowning tiera curtains drapped drape curtain drapes wings mustache griffin griffons gryphon giffin griffon griffins beard hair lion tiger tee goty goatee gotee whiskers beared bearded whisker beareded wiskers hairdo hairline lions cougar tigers

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