Aachen 1568 thaler Dav-8902

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Jean Elsen sale 112, lot 1518
Aachen 1568 thaler rev JElsen 112-1518.jpg
Aachen in 1547
This specimen was lot 1518 in Jean Elsen sale 112 (Brussels, March 2012) where it sold for € 600 ($938 including buyer's fee). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ALLEMAGNE, AIX-LA-CHAPELLE (AACHEN), Ville, AR Taler, 1568, Au titre de Maximilien II. Droit : Charlemagne trônant de face, tenant un sceptre et un globe crucigère, au-dessus de l'écu à l'aigle. Revers : Aigle impériale couronnée. Rare. Légère trace de bélière (?). Très Beau." (City of Aix-La-Chapelle (Aachen), silver thaler of 1568, in the name of Maximilian I. Obverse: Charlemagne seated on a throne, holding scepter and orb, shield with eagle displayed below; reverse: crowned imperial eagle. Rare, perhaps mounted, Very fine.)

Reported Mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28,85 g.

Catalog reference: Men-132b; Dav-8902.

Source:

  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1484-1600, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1977.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Vente Publique 112, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils, S.A., 2012.

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