Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1643 thaler Dav-6366B
This specimen was lot 4797 in Goldberg sale 69 (Los Angeles, May, 2012), where it sold for $977.50. The catalog description  noted, "German States - Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. Second Bell Taler, 1643. August The Younger, 1604-1666. Half bust left. Reverse: Bell. Bold strike. NGC graded About Uncirculated, Details (Surface Hairlines)." The year 1643 saw the issue of nine different "bell" thalers (Dav-6363, -6364, -6366, -6366A, -6366B, -6371, -6373, -6374, -6375, -6369) in Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, as well as more conventional thalers (Dav-6338, -6347, -6370, -6372).
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: Dav-6366B; KM 419.3.
- 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.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Stephen Harvey and Paul Rynearson, Goldberg sale 69: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Ancient and World Coins, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2012.