Brunswick-Luneburg-Celle 1644-LW thaler Dav-6497

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Ponterio sale 173, lot 1276
photo courtesy Stack's-Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 1276 in Ponterio sale 173 (New York, January 2013), where it sold for $411. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Brunswick-Luneburg-Celle. Taler, 1644-LW. PCGS EF-45 Secure Holder. Friedrich V (1636-48). Toned." This type was struck 1644-47 and is common. The Duchy of 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.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-6497; KM-169.1.


  • 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]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio Sale 173: The January NYINC 2013 Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.

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