Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1662 1-1/2 thaler Dav-LS75

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Ponterio sale 177, lot 13137
Br-Wolfenbuttel 1662 1-5 thaler rev P177-13137.jpg

This specimen was lot 13137 in Ponterio sale 177 (Chicago, August 2013), where it sold for $1,998. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel. 1 1/2 Taler, 1662-(S). August II (1634-66). Evidence of old cleaning, otherwise NEARLY EXTREMELY FINE." This large coin was issued 1655, 1660, 1662 and 1664. Duke August II ruled 1634-66.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 43 g, silver, 63 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 450.3, Dav-LS75.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 177: The August 2013 Chicago ANA Auction, World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2013.

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