1761 Rare Switzerland Half Thaler Silver Coin Extremely Fine Zurich City View Nicely Toned KM# 146
Description: Beautiful nicely toned extremely fine or better silver coin dated 1761 from Switzerland. This is a half Taler or Thaler coin from the city state of Zurich. The coin depicts the oval arms of the city of Zurich supported by a rampant lion at the right and facing left surrounded by the inscription "MONETA REIPUBLICAE TIGURI NAE" on the obverse. The reverse shows the city view with the river Limmat in the center with boats on it and buildings along the river banks into the horizon with the date below the scene in a cartouche. The reverse also has the legend "TIGURUM" above the scene along the edge. This is a rare and very desirable coin that is difficult to find in such nice grade. It is beautiful with nice toning and great eye appeal. It is KM-146, weighing ~13.8 grams and measuring ~33 mm ( a beautiful large flan). Please carefully review the scan provided as it is part and parcel of our description.
Size and Weight: This is a Half Thaler weighing ~13.8 grams and is ~33 mm in diameter.
References: It is KM #146 Condition: I would grade this coin as extremely fine. The coin is nicely toned with great eye appeal with all of its details being well preserved. the coin has wear commensurate with its circulated state but has no major issues that we could find. It does have wear, surface scratches, minor bag marks and minor dings to the edge. The coin is much better than the scan shows. Please see photo to appreciate the beauty and condition of this coin.