Brunswick-Luneburg-Calenberg 1650-HS thaler Dav-6527
This specimen was lot 627 in Ponterio sale 182 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $440.63. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Brunswick-Luneburg-Calenberg. Taler, 1650-HS. NGC EF-45. Georg II Wilhelm (1648-65). Toned." Brunswick was divided and subdivided in the seventeenth century but was eventually reassembled as the Kingdom of Hannover before being absorbed into Prussia in 1866. This type is recorded for 1649-53.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: Dav-6527, KM 52.2.
- 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.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 182: The January 2014 NYINC Auction: World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stacks Bowers LLC.