Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1763-E IDB 5 thaler Fr-714

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Heritage sale 3020, lot 23863
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was part of lot 23863 in Heritage sale 3020 (Long Beach, September 2012), where it sold for $1,645. The catalog description[1] noted, "Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel. Karl I gold 5 Taler 1763E-IDB, AU55 NGC, fully struck design features with luster in the legends. An attractive example with no flaws." This type is listed for 1742-75 but is rare despite the long run of production.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 6.65 g, .900 fine gold, .192 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM 915, Fr-714.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • [1]Tucker, Warren, and Cris Bierrenbach, Heritage Signature Auction 3020: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2012.

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