Germany Bremen 1/12 Thaler 1763
Before it congealed under Otto Von Bismark in 1871, Germany was a loose collection of 61 independent states and several free cities. Bremen was one of those cities. Each state and city issued its own coinage, so you can imagine how thick the 'German States' section of many coin catalogs can become.
Robert's specimen is a 1/12 Thaler from Bremen, which sports catalog values as follows:
worn: $15 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated (like our picture): $45
well preserved: $80
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Requested by: Robert, Thu, 11-Nov-2010 02:00:58 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Mon, 09-Sep-2013 03:15:39 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Fri, 11-Sep-2015 22:23:52 GMT
Requester description: 1763 I have recently came in to possesion of a 1763 German 1/12 Thaler , I have checked online and it appears to come from the Free Imperial City Bremen and has the inscription FRANCISCUS , it is in good condition , have you any idea how much this coin is worth or if you can suggest someone who would enjoy it.
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