In 1871 Germany still had seven difierent systems; the most important was the Thaler and the Groschen, which prevailed over most of North Germany, but even within this there were considerable local differe~ices.
The old gold coins, amounting to 4,550,000, had been called in 1900 8 as early as 1873: and the old silver coins have 1901 7 since been successively put out of circulation, so 1902 6 that none actually remains as legal tender but the 1903 6 thaler (3s).
Frobel, Reise in die weniger bekannten Thaler auf der Nordseite der penninischen Alpen (1840); G.
Thaler', Sir William Huggins and H.
Even I, a poor secretary of the Russian Embassy, do not feel any need in token of my joy to give my Franz a thaler, or let him go with his Liebchen to the Prater...