Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1742-IBH 24 mariengroschen

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Künker sale 293, lot 572
This specimen was lot 572 in Künker sale 293 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €80 (about US$108 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRAUNSCHWEIG-WOLFENBÜTTEL, HERZOGTUM Karl I. 1735-1780. 24 Mariengroschen 1742, Zellerfeld. Kl. Prägeschwäche, sehr schön. (Germany, duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, Charles I, 1735-80, 24 mariengroschen of 1742, Zellerfeld mint. Slightly weak strike, very fine.)"
This type was struck 1735-80 and is common. The concurrent "leaping stallion" gulden of the same weight was the 24 mariengroschen (KM 895) or two-thirds thaler.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-362; Welter 2735, KM 870.

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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