Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1825-CVC 10 thaler Fr-738

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from Stack's Bowers 2016 ANA sale, lot 20494
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This specimen was lot 20494 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Anaheim, CA, August 2016), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel. 10 Taler, 1825-CVC. NGC MS-62. The only piece graded so far at NGC. Bright yellow lustrous surfaces. An outstanding example with wide-open nearly unmarked fields and crisp needle sharp devices." This type was struck in small quantities 1824-25 and 1828-29. The last ten thaler was struck in 1857.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 13.30 g, .900 fine gold, lettered edge.

Catalog reference: Fr-738; KM-1111.

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.
  • 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]Ponterio, Richard, The August 2016 Anaheim ANA Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2016.

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