Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1727-EPH 1/3 thaler

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Künker sale 293, lot 562
This specimen was lot 562 in Künker sale 293 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €220 (about US$297 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRAUNSCHWEIG-WOLFENBÜTTEL, HERZOGTUM August Wilhelm, 1714-1731. 1/3 Taler 1727, Zellerfeld. Hübsche Patina, sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Germany, duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, Augustus William, 1714-31, one-third thaler of 1727, Zellerfeld mint. Handsome patina, very fine to extremely fine.)"
This type was struck 1716-30 and is common. The concurrent "wild man" coin of the same weight was the twelve mariengroschen (KM 867).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Welter 2389, KM 755.

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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