Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel (1635-66) thaler Dav-6357

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Sincona sale 26, lot 2635
This specimen was lot 2635 in Sincona sale 26 (Zurich, October 2015), where it sold for 1,500 CHF (about US$1,853 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"August der Jüngere, 1635-1666 Taler o. J. Zellerfeld. Fast vorzüglich. Hübsche Patina. Winz. Schrötlingsfehler. (Germany, principality of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, August the Younger, 1635-66, undated thaler, Zellerfeld mint. Choice extremely fine, handsome patina, minor planchent defects.)"
The SCWC lumps all the various "reise thaler" into KM 446. It is a fairly scarce type.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 29.15 g.

Catalog reference: KM 446, Welter 804A, Dav-6357.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 26, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.

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