Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1701-RB 1/2 thaler

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Künker sale 293, lot 549
This specimen was lot 549 in Künker sale 293 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €1,200 (about US$1,617 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRAUNSCHWEIG-WOLFENBÜTTEL, HERZOGTUM Rudolf August und Anton Ulrich, 1685-1704. 1/2 Reichstaler 1701, Goslar oder Zellerfeld. Halber Eintrachtstaler. R Fast vorzüglich. (duchies of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, Rudolf Augustus and Anton Ulrich, 1685-1704, half thaler of 1701, Goslar or Zellerfeld mint. Scarce, About extremely fine.)"
This scarce type was accompanied by a thaler (Dav-2111) which is much more available.

Recorded mintage: unknown but rare.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Welter 2083, KM 635?.

Source:

  • [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.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.

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