Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1818-FR 10 thaler Fr-732

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Sincona sale 26, lot 2638
This specimen was lot 2638 in Sincona sale 26 (Zurich, October 2015), where it sold for 1,750 CHF (about US$2,162 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Karl, 1815-1830 10 Taler 1818. Braunschweig Gutes sehr schön. Leicht justiert im Avers. (Duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, Charles, 1815-30, ten thaler of 1818, Brunswick mint, good very fine. Light adjustment marks on the obverse.)"
This type was issued in small quantities 1817-19 along with a gold 2½ (KM 1072) and five thaler (KM 1073). The last ten thaler was struck in 1857.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 13.30 g, .900 fine gold, this specimen 13.22 g.

Catalog reference: D.S. 51. Schl. 178. Fr-732. KM 1074.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 26, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.
  • 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.

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