Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1715-HH 1/8 thaler

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Künker sale 293, lot 556
This specimen was lot 556 in Künker sale 293 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €300 (about US$404 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRAUNSCHWEIG-WOLFENBÜTTEL, HERZOGTUM August Wilhelm, 1714-1731. 1/8 Reichstaler 1715, Zellerfeld. Von großer Seltenheit. Sehr schön. (Germany, duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, Augustus William, 1714-31, one eighth thaler of 1715, Zellerfeld mint. Very rare, very fine.)"
This type was struck 1715, 1720 and 1723. This denomination, little used in Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, was last struck in 1730.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Welter 2397, KM 746.

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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