Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1736-IAB thaler Dav-2146

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Sincona sale 22, lot 1137
This specimen was lot 1137 in Sincona sale 22 (Zurich, May 2015), where it sold for 750 CHF (about US$942 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Braunschweig-Lüneburg-Wolfenbüttel, Herzogtum, Karl I. 1735-1780 Taler 1736. Zellerfeld. Vorzüglich-sehr schön. (Germany, duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, Charles I, 1735-80, thaler of 1736, Zellerfeld mint, extremely fine-very fine.)"
This type of 1735-70 was struck concurrently with a "wild man" thaler (Dav-2145) but is much scarcer.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 29.27 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-2146; KM-884, Welter 2720.


  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Collection Fumatori, Auction 22, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.
  • 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.

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