Brandenburg (16)24 1/4 thaler KM-86.9
This specimen was lot 22542 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $336. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Brandenburg. 1/4 Taler, (16)24. Konigsberg Mint. Georg Wilhelm (1619-40). PCGS MS-63 Secure Holder. Date (two final numbers only) split by reverse shield. Impressive quality for this elusive denomination with sharp detail in the designs and luminous mint luster remaining in the minimally toned fields. Struck slightly off-center on the reverse." This type was struck in numerous varieties (KM 86.1 thru 86.15) 1621-26 and 1633. This subtype (KM 86.9) is listed for 1624 along with KM 86.7, 86.8, 86.10, 86.11.
Recorded mintage: 2,334,429.
Catalog reference: KM-86.9.
- Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2018 Philadelphia ANA Auction: World Coins and Selections from the El Dorado Collection of Colombian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.