Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1747-EK thaler Dav-2148

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Jean Elsen sale 119, lot 1292
Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1747 thaler rev JElsen 119-1292.jpg
This specimen was lot 1292 in Jean Elsen sale 119 (Brussels, December 2013), where it sold for 140 euro (about US$227 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ALLEMAGNE, BRUNSWICK-WOLFENBÜTTEL, Carl Ier (1735-1780), AR Albertustaler, 1747, Brunswick. Droit: Croix de Bourgogne posée sur un grand écu couronné. Revers: Ecu de Brunswick séparant la date. Très Beau à Superbe. (Germany, duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, Charles I (1735-80), silver Albertus thaler of 1747, Brunswick mint. Obverse: cross of Burgundy on a large crowned shield; reverse: arms of Brunswick divide the date. Very fine to Extremely fine.)"
This one year type is surprisingly more common than many multiyear types of the mid-eighteenth century, such as Dav-2163, Dav-2156 and Dav-2161.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Welter, 2722; Dav-2148, KM 932.


  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Vente Publique 119, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils S.A., 2013.

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