Brunswick-Luneburg-Calenberg 1647-HS thaler Dav-6517

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Künker sale 293, lot 643
This specimen was lot 643 in Künker sale 293 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €800 (about US$1,078 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRAUNSCHWEIG-LÜNEBURG, HERZOGTUM Christian Ludwig, 1641-1648. Reichstaler 1647, Zellerfeld. Sehr seltener Jahrgang. Attraktives, sehr schönes Exemplar mit feiner Tönung. (duchies of Brunswick-Luneburg-Calenberg, Christian Louis, 1641-48, thaler of 1647, Zellerfeld mint. Very rare date, attractive very fine example with fine toning.)"
This "wild man" thaler of 1643-52 is slightly scarce altho the auction cateloguers call this a very rare date.

Reported Mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: KM 47.3, Dav-6515; Welter Nachtrag 1506.

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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