Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1731-C thaler Dav-2138

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Künker sale 293, lot 567
This specimen was lot 567 in Künker sale 293 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €320 (about US$431 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRAUNSCHWEIG-WOLFENBÜTTEL, HERZOGTUM Ludwig Rudolf, 1731-1735, seit 1714 in Blankenburg. Reichstaler 1731, Zellerfeld. R Min. poröser Schrötling, sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Germany, duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, Louis Rudolf, 1731-35, thaler of 1731, Zellerfeld mint. Scarce, a few spots of corrosion, very fine to extremely fine.)"
This type was struck 1731-34 during the short reign of duke Ludwig Rudolf. It is fairly scarce.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-2138; KM-818, Welter 2463.

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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