Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1800-MC 24 mariengroschen
This specimen was lot 39152 in Stack's Bowers Winter sale (Baltimore, November 2015), where it sold for $381.88. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel. 24 Mariengroschen (2/3 Taler), 1800-MC. Brunswick Mint. Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand (1780-1806). PCGS MS-63 Secure Holder. Last year for the twelve-year type. The only example at this numeric grade, with just one example certified finer (MS-64) at NGC and PCGS. Krause lists the coin at $850 in BRILLIANT UNCIRCULATED. Light wood-grained cedar tone with no breaks to the underlying luster. A tinge of blue tone at the rims on the reverse. A marvelous example, with most other surviving examples heavily circulated." This type is listed for 1789-1800.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: KM-1034.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Ponterio, Richard, and Todd McKenna, The November 2015 Baltimore Auction, World Coins and Paper Money, featuring the Ray Czabor Collection and selections from the Strong Museum, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2015.