1761 Switzerland Half Thaler Silver Coin Zurich City View Extremely Fine NGC Graded XF 40
Description: Beautiful nicely toned NGC graded 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 good grade. It is beautiful with nice toning and great eye appeal. It is KM-146 measuring ~30.5 mm ( a nice size flan). Please carefully review the scan provided as it is part and parcel of our description.
Size and Weight: This is a Half Taler or Thaler of uncertain weight and is ~30.5 mm in diameter.
References: It is KM #146.
Condition: The coin is graded Extremely Fine XF40 by NGC and is nicely toned with great eye appeal. The coin is in a slab and is great looking. The coin is much better than the scan shows. It does have surface scratches, bag marks and some wear commensurate with its age and it's circulated state. Please see photo to appreciate the beauty and condition of this coin.