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Original 1780 ( non restrike) Burgau Maria Theresa Thaler

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Posted 4 years ago

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Austrokiwi
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Its a bit tedious seeing all the ebay listings of "original" 1780 Maria Theresa Thalers. Most of those listings are usually of corroded post 1853 restrikes. Currently there are only three known examples of Maria Theresa Thalers that were actually struck in 1780 at the Guenzburg mint. Here is one of the three. Any one thinking you have an original take a close look at the third photograph. If the tail feather formation on your coin doesn't match the photograph stop dreaming! Also note the spelling of AUST DUX modern (post 1797) Burgau MTT have AVST DUX ( the difference is the "V"). Value: this one sold for €1550.00, the second one seen this year sold for €1200.00 the third is currently listed in a German Auction with an estimate of €1500.

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  1. msnaomi msnaomi, 3 months ago
    how much would you say the re strikes are worth?
  2. Austrokiwi, 3 months ago
    thats a very hard question as there are over 90 different varieties. Your question is very much like asking what is a Morgan dollar is worth. To answer your question We would need to know which variety you are referring to. Standard modern restrikes sell for the bullion value. A rare re-strike from the late 18th century( 1790s) can sell for as high as US$3000.00
  3. SpiritBear SpiritBear, 3 months ago
    I cannot believe it took 3 years to get 3 loves on this post. *Adds # 4.*
  4. GovindGoswami, 18 days ago
    I have Maria Theresa 1794 coin...how much price I can get in an auction. Please reply

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