Brunswick-Luneburg-Celle 1650-LW ducat Fr-552

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Künker sale 294, lot 3583
This specimen was lot 3583 in Künker sale 294 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €800 (about US$1,078 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRAUNSCHWEIG UND LÜNEBURG, BRAUNSCHWEIG-LÜNEBURG, Christian Ludwig, 1648-1665. Dukat 1650, Clausthal. GOLD. RR Leicht bearbeitet, fast sehr schön. (Germany, duchy of Brunswick-Luneburg-Celle, Christian Louis, 1648-65, ducat of 1650, Clausthal mint. Rare, lightly tooled, about very fine.)"
This type is listed for 1650 and 1661.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW; this specimen is 3.24 g.

Catalog reference: KM 226, Welter 1470; Fr-552.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • [1]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Katalog 294: Goldprägungen | Deutsche Münzen ab 1871 | Russische Münzen und Medaillen, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2017.

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