Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1752-IBH thaler Dav-2166

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Stack's Bowers 2015 NYINC sale, lot 627
photo courtesy Stack's Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 627 in Stacks-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $2,115. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel. Taler, 1752. Karl I (1735-80). NGC MS-63. Finest certified. Commemorating the Rainbow Mine. Very attractive iridescent toning with golden highlights. From the Rockaway Collection." This is one of a series of mining thalers issued in the mid eighteenth century.

Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-2166; KM-945.

Source:

  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, The January 2015 NYINC Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the John W. Adams and Ray Czabor Collections, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.

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