Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1725-EPH thaler Dav-2126
This specimen was lot 471 in Classical Numismatic Group's sale of the Lissner Collection (Chicago, August 2014), where it sold for $2,722.50. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY, Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (Herzogtum). August Wilhelm. 1714-1731. AR Taler. Zellerfeld mint. Date 1725 EPH. In NGC encapsulation graded MS 62. Choice toned lustrous uncirculated. Exceptional strike. Purchased from M. Louis Teller, August 1984." This type is listed for 1714-30 and, while not rare, is not common either. The leaping stallion type (Dav-2127) is also listed for 1725.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, this specimen Ø45 mm, 29.18 g, 2h axis.
Catalog reference: KM 739; Welter 2326, Dav-2126.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Davenport, John S., German Talers, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1965.
- Teller, M. Louis, and Victor England, Jr., The Richard Lissner Collection, Lancaster, PA: Classical Numismatic Group, 2014.