Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1806-MC 1/24 thaler

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Sincona sale 9, lot 3734
This specimen was lot 3734 in Sincona sale 9 (Zurich, October 2012), where it sold for 100 CHF (about US$126 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"DEUTSCHLAND Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Herzogtum Wolfenbüttel. Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand, 1780-1806. 1/24 Taler (Groschen) 1806, Braunschweig. Unbekanntes Jahr? Fast vorzüglich. (Duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, Charles William Ferdinand, 1780-1806, one twenty-fourth thaler or groschen of 1806, Brunswick mint. Unlisted date? Nice extremely fine.)"
This specimen is one of a type struck 1780-1806 along with one twelfth thalers (KM 1000) and one sixth thalers (KM 1001).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: billon, this specimen 1.76 g.

Catalog reference: Welter zu 2927, KM 999 (unlisted date) or KM 1031.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 9, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2012.

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