Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1643 thaler Dav-6373

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Sincona sale 22, lot 1110
This specimen was lot 1110 in Sincona sale 22 (Zurich, May 2015), where it sold for 800 CHF (about US$1,005 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Braunschweig-Lüneburg-Wolfenbüttel, Herzogtum, August der Jüngere, 1635-1666 Taler 1643. Zellerfeld 5. Glockentaler. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Germany, duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, Augustus the Younger (1635-66), fifth bell thaler of 1643, Zellerfeld mint, very fine to extremely fine)"
The year 1643 saw the issue of nine different "bell" thalers (Dav-6363, -6364, -6366, -6366A, -6366B, -6371, -6373, -6374, -6375, -6369) in Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, as well as more conventional thalers (Dav-6338, -6347, -6370, -6372).

Reported Mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 29.03 g.

Catalog reference: KM 427, Welter 814; Dav-6373.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Davenport, John S., German Secular Talers, 1600-1700, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1976.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Collection Fumatori, Auction 22, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.

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