Brunswick-Luneburg-Calenberg 1638-HS thaler Dav-6507

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Künker sale 293, lot 640
This specimen was lot 640 in Künker sale 293 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €170 (about US$229 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRAUNSCHWEIG-LÜNEBURG, HERZOGTUM Georg, 1636-1641. Reichstaler 1638, Zellerfeld. Kl. Schrötlingsfehler, fast sehr schön. (Germany, duchy of Brunswick-Luneburg-Calenberg, George, 1636-41, thaler of 1638, Zellerfeld mint. Small edge defects, very fine.)"
This "wild man" thaler of 1637-39 is somewhat scarce.

Reported Mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: KM 22.1, Dav-6507; Welter 1454.

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]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Katalog 293: Münzen aus Mittelalter und Neuzeit u. a. die westfälischen Privatsammlungen Werner Bröker und Bernd Terletzki, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2017.

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