Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel (1613-34) 1-1/4 thaler Dav-6311
This specimen was lot 30663 in Heritage sale 3035 (Long Beach, September 2014), where it sold for $1,527.50. The catalog description noted, "Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel. Friedrich Ulrich 1-1/4 Taler ND (1613-34) XF45 NGC. Well struck with attractive gunmetal patina and blue-green toning about the rims. A lovely design featuring Fortuna standing on a globe with a flying sail and four scenes divided by legend. Beautiful and quite scarce." This and the accompanying double thaler are listed in Davenport but not in the SCWC.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: Dav-6311.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, and Warren Tucker, Heritage Signature Auction 3035, World and Ancient Coins, featuring the FoxLair Collection and the Law Collection, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2014.