Brunswick-Luneburg-Celle 1644-LW thaler Dav-6497
This specimen was lot 1276 in Ponterio sale 173 (New York, January 2013), where it sold for $411. The catalog description 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.
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.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio Sale 173: The January NYINC 2013 Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.