Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1834-CVC 10 thaler
This specimen was lot 23998 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $3,818.75. The catalog description noted, "Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel. Wilhelm gold 10 Taler 1834-CVC, MS64 NGC, an exceptionally choice example of this very scarce type with full glowing mint brilliance. Rare and most desirable in this superior quality." This type was issued in small quantities 1831-34 along with a gold 2½ (KM 1125) and five thaler (KM 1126). The last ten thaler was struck in 1857.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 13.30 g, .900 fine gold, lettered edge.
Catalog reference: KM 1122.
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- 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.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3024, featuring the Kairos and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collections, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.