Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1652-HS thaler Dav-6350

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Kunker sale 263, lot 754
This specimen was lot 754 in Künker sale 263 (Osnabrück, June 2015), where it sold for €550 (about US$711 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRAUNSCHWEIG-WOLFENBÜTTEL, FÜRSTENTUM August der Jüngere, 1635-1666. Reichstaler 1652, Goslar oder Zellerfeld. R Hübsche Patina, sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Germany, principality of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, August the Younger, 1635-66, thaler of 1652, Goslar or Zellerfeld mint. Scarce, nice toning, very fine to extremely fine.)"
This type of 1652-53 is not rare but brings more than earlier types such as Dav-6348.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: KM-440.2; Dav-6350; Welter 798.


  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • 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]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Catalog 263, The Friedrich Popken collection of gold and silver coinages | Coins and Medals from Medieval and Modern Times, a. o. the collection of Ernst Otto Horn, part III, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2015.

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