Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1608 3 thaler Dav-LS26
This specimen was lot 30662 in Heritage sale 3035 (Long Beach, September 2014), where it sold for $4,406.25. The catalog description noted, "Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel. Heinrich Julius 3 Taler 1608 XF45 NGC. A most attractive obverse steeped in gunmetal gray with alluring darkened tone enveloping the legends and devices. The reverse has considerable brightness, awash in silvery patina and stamped with the number '3.' An impressive and broad example, solidly-struck and scarcely seen." This large coin was accompanied by an even more massive five thaler (Dav-LS24).
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: Dav-LS26; KM29.1.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, and Warren Tucker, Heritage Signature Auction 3035, World and Ancient Coins, featuring the FoxLair Collection and the Law Collection, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2014.