Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1837-CvC thaler Dav-631

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Sincona sale 43, lot 2085
This specimen was lot 2085 in Sincona sale 43 (Zurich, October 2017), where it sold for 150 CHF (about US$179 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Braunschweig--Wolfenbüttel, Herzogtum, Wilhelm, 1831-1884 Taler 1837. Braunschweig. Selten. Nur 2788 Exemplare geprägt. Fast sehr schön. (Germany, duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, William, 1831-84, thaler of 1837, Brunswick mint. Rare. Only 2788 pieces struck, About very fine. NGC VF Details.)"
This type is listed for 1837-38 and is fairly inexpensive considering its limited mintage.

Recorded mintage: 2,788.

Specification: 22.27 g, .750 fine silver.

Catalog reference: Kahnt 151. Thun 115; KM 1129, Dav-631.


  • 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.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Sincona sale 43, Gold and Silver Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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