Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1790-MC thaler Dav-2173
This specimen was lot 1156 in Stephen Album sale 32 (Santa Rosa, CA, September 2018), where it sold for $258.50. The catalog description noted, "BRUNSWICK-WOLFENBÜTTEL: Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand, 1780-1806, AR thaler, 1790, mintmaster MC, PCGS graded AU58." This type of 1787-96 is probably the most available thaler from this locale for the eighteenth century.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 28.06 g, .833 silver.
Catalog reference: Welter 2903; Dav-2173, KM 1030.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Album, Stephen, Joseph Lang, Paul Montz, Michael Barry and Norman Douglas Nicol, Auction 32, featuring the Don Erickson Collection of German Coins, Part II and the Hazerfans Collection of Ottoman Empire Coins, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2018.