Brandenburg 1695-LCS thaler Dav-6222

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Heritage sale 3020, lot 23858
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 23858 in Heritage sale 3020 (Long Beach, September 2012), where it sold for $1,057.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "Brandenburg. Friedrich III Albertus Taler 1695-LCS, AU50 NGC, Magdeburg mint. Desirable gray toning. Note the initials 'F III' dominating the reverse design, a style which was normally found on French Ecus of the period. From The J.G. Collection." This type is listed only as "Rare."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-6222, KM 605.1.

Source:

  • 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]Tucker, Warren, and Cris Bierrenbach, Heritage Signature Auction 3020: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2012.

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