Rare Very Fine Silver Coin ND Ca. 1650 Switzerland Half Thaler Basel City View KM-123 NGC VF 30
Description: Beautiful nicely toned silver coin showing no date from Switzerland. This is a half Taler or Thaler coin from the city state of Basel. The coin shows the city view with the Rhine river in the center with a bridge and buildings with many steeples along the river banks with the word "BASILEA" on top of the scene and the denomination "1/2" below it on the obverse. The reverse shows the arms of Basel surrounded by eight images within small circles. The coin is undated and is marked by NGC as being circa 1650. This is a rare and very desirable coin that is difficult to find in any grade let alone in a VF 30 grade. The coin is much better than the scan shows and is problem free. It is beautiful with nice toning and great eye appeal. It is KM-123 measuring ~35 mm. Please carefully review the photos provided as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: ND, Ca. 1650.
Size and Weight: This is a half Thaler that is ~35 mm in diameter.
References: It is KM # 123.
Condition: For international buyers, please note that the new US postal rates for overseas shipping are very high and we are unable to change them. Additional charges will be incurred depending on the value of the item. Please check the cost of shipping before bidding. The coin is graded as VF 30 by NGC and comes in a plastic slab so labeled. It is beautiful, nicely toned and has great eye appeal. The coin has all of its details well preserved with wear commensurate with its age and circulated state, but no noticeable issues or problems. The coin is much better than the photos suggest. Please see photos to appreciate the beauty of this coin and for additional condition information.
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