1 Thaler    (sold for $152.0)

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1833, Kingdom of Wurttemberg, William I. Silver "Free Trade" Crown Thaler Coin.

Mint Year: 1833
Mint Place: Stuttgart (Germany)
Engravers: Johann Ludwig Wagner (W) / Carl Wilhelm Doell (D)
Denomination: Thaler (Kronentaler) - Free Trade Commemorative!
References: Davenport 955, AKS 67, Stutzmann 1658, KM-570. R!
Condition: Light hairlines and weight adjusting marks, otherwise VF+
Weight: 29.36gm
Diameter: 39mm
Material: Silver

Obverse: Head of William I as king of Wurttemberg right. Engraver´s initial (W.) below bust truncation.
Legend: WILHELM KOENIG VON WÜRTTEMBERG

Reverse: Togate female allegoric figure, holding free trade agreement letter and caduceus (scepter of Mercury, god of Trade).
Comment: River-god pouring water out of vessel (river), and rudder to left, cornucopia (Horn of Plenty) to right.
Legend: HANDELSFREICHEIT DURCH EINTRACHT ("Free Trade by Harmony")
Exergue: 1833 - D

William I (German: Wilhelm Friedrich Karl von Württemberg; September 27, 1781-June 25, 1864) was the second King of Württemberg from October 30, 1816 until his death.

He was born in Lüben, the son of King Frederick I of Württemberg (1754-1816) and his wife Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1764-1788).

On June 8, 1808, in Munich, he married Princess Charlotte of Bavaria (1792-1873), daughter of King Maximilian I of Bavaria (1756-1825) and Princess Augusta Wilhelmina of Hesse-Darmstadt (1765-1796). They divorced in 1814.

On January 24, 1816, in Saint Petersburg, he married his first cousin Catherine Pavlovna of Russia (1788-1819), daughter of Tsar Paul I of Russia (1754-1801) and Princess Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg (1759-1828).

On April 15, 1820, in Stuttgart, he married another first cousin Duchess Pauline Therese of Württemberg (1800-1873), daughter of Duke Louis of Württemberg (1756-1817) and Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg (1780-1857).

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This coin has been sold for   $152.0

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Posted by: anonymous
2015-06-09
Coin Group
 Denomination: 1 Thaler
 Metal: Silver
 State: Kingdom of Württemberg (1806-1918)
 Person: William I of Württemberg
 Catalog reference:
  KM-570
  Dav-955
 
Description:   English
Coin variations: 2 instance(s)
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