Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1731-IHT 3 groschen

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Künker sale 293, lot 564
This specimen was lot 564 in Künker sale 293 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €250 (about US$337 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRAUNSCHWEIG-WOLFENBÜTTEL, HERZOGTUM August Wilhelm, 1714-1731. 3 Groschen 1731, Braunschweig, auf seinen Tod. RR Fast vorzüglich. (Germany, duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, Augustus William, 1714-31, three groschen of 1731, Brunswick mint, on the death of the duke. Rare, about extremely fine.)"
This is the only issue of this denomination from this state in the eighteenth century. It is expensive for a small German minor.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Welter 2404, KM 808.

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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