Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1637-HS thaler Dav-6337

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Kunker sale 293, lot 478
This specimen was lot 478 in Künker sale 293 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €320 (about US$431 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRAUNSCHWEIG-WOLFENBÜTTEL, HERZOGTUM August der Jüngere, 1635-1666. Reichstaler 1637, Zellerfeld. Hübsche Patina, sehr schön +. (Germany, duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, Augustus the Younger, 1635-66, thaler of 1637, Zellerfeld mint. Handsome patina, very fine or better.)"
This type of 1636-39 is not listed as rare. Numerous "wild man" thalers exist from this state.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Welter 819, Dav-6337; KM 393.1.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Katalog 293: Münzen aus Mittelalter und Neuzeit u. a. die westfälischen Privatsammlungen Werner Bröker und Bernd Terletzki, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2017.

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