Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1727-EPH thaler Dav-2127

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Heritage sale 3031, lot 28191
Brunswick Wolfenbuttel 1727 thaler rev H3031-28191.jpg
Künker sale 293, lot 561
The first specimen was lot 28191 in Heritage sale 3031 (Dallas, January 2014), where it sold for $881.25. The catalog description[1] noted, "Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel. August Wilhelm Taler 1727-EPH, AU58 NGC, ear wear and toning, with very natural surfaces." The second specimen was lot 561 in Künker sale 293 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €340 (about US$458 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[2] noted,
"BRAUNSCHWEIG-WOLFENBÜTTEL, HERZOGTUM August Wilhelm, 1714-1731. Reichstaler 1725, Zellerfeld. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Germany, duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, Augustus William, 1714-31, thaler of 1725, Zellerfeld mint. Very fine to extremely fine.)"
This fairly scarce type was struck 1716-30.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Welter, 2722; Dav-2127, Welter 2377, KM 758.


  • 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.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3031, featuring the RLM Collection, the Isaac Rudman Collection, the Hans Cook Collection and the Collection of Donald E. Bently, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.
  • [2]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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