Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1664-HS 1-1/2 thaler Dav-LS77

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Künker sale 293, lot 524
This specimen was lot 524 in Künker sale 293 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €2,300 (about US$3,100 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRAUNSCHWEIG UND LÜNEBURG, BRAUNSCHWEIG-WOLFENBÜTTEL, HERZOGTUM August der Jüngere, 1635-1666. Löser zu 1 1/2 Reichstalern 1664, Zellerfeld. Mit Wertpunze. Preussag Collection (Auktion London Coin Galleries/Künker 1) 69 (dieses Exemplar). Feine Tönung, fast vorzüglich. Exemplar der Preussag Collection, Part I. Auktion London Coin Galleries/Künker 1, London 2015, Nr. 69. (duchies of Brunswick-Luneburg and Brunswick Wolfenbuttel, Augustus the Younger, 1635-66, 1½ thaler of 1664, Zellerfeld mint, with denomination punch. Fine toning, about extremely fine.)"
A double thaler (Dav-LS76) was also issued on this occasion.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 43,21 g.

Catalog reference: KM 450.4, Dav-LS77, Duve 7; Welter 773.

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]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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