Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1666 thaler Dav-6376

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Künker sale 293, lot 531
This specimen was lot 531 in Künker sale 293 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €850 (about US$1,146 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRAUNSCHWEIG UND LÜNEBURG, BRAUNSCHWEIG-WOLFENBÜTTEL, HERZOGTUM August der Jüngere, 1635-1666. Reichstaler 1666, Zellerfeld, auf seinen Tod. Hübsche Patina, kl. Schrötlingsfehler am Rand, sehr schön-vorzüglich. (duchies of Brunswick-Luneburg and Brunswick Wolfenbuttel, Augustus the Younger, 1635-66, thaler of 1666, Zellerfeld mint, on this death. Handsome patina, small edge defects, very fine to extremely fine.)"
A scarce one year type, with a matching quarter thaler.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: KM 477, Dav-6376, Welter 824.

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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