Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1666-HS 6 thaler Dav-LS82
This specimen was lot 4054 in Goldberg sale 80 (Los Angeles, June 2014), where it sold for $17,550. The catalog description noted, "German States - Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. 6 Taler, 1666-HS. August II, 1634-1666. On his 88th Birthday. Obverse: Bust facing under crown and wreath held by female figures. Reverse: Circle of shields with horse over helmet in center. 6 stamped at bottom. Very Rare. NGC graded Extremely Fine, Details (Mount Removed, Cleaned)." On this occasion, one, two, three, four and five thaler pieces were also issued.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, 173.1 g.
Catalog reference: Dav-LS82; KM-492.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Aleeza Brown, Yifu Che, Frank Draskovic and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 80: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2014.