Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1624-HS thaler Dav-6306

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Sincona sale 22, lot 1102
This specimen was lot 1102 in Sincona sale 22 (Zurich, May 2015), where it sold for 220 CHF (about US$276 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel, Herzogtum, Friedrich Ulrich, 1613-1634 Taler 1624. Clausthal. Sehr schön. (Duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, Frederick Ulrich (1613-34), thaler of 1624, Clausthal mint, very fine.)"
It was issued 1622-29 and is common. The "wild man" design was popular in Brunswick and Hannover at the time and appeared on many different thalers.

Reported Mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28.62 g.

Catalog reference: Welter 1057B; Dav-6306.


  • 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]Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Collection Fumatori, Auction 22, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.

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