Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1848-CVC thaler Dav-632

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Jean Elsen list 269, lot 791
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This specimen was lot 791 in Jean Elsen list 269 (Brussels, July-August 2014), where it was offered for €125 (about US$170). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ALLEMAGNE, BRUNSWICK-WOLFENBÜTTEL, Wilhelm (1831-1884), AR Taler, 1848 CvC, Très Beau (Germany, duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, William (1831-84), silver thaler of 1848, very fine.)"
This type is listed for 1839-42 and 1848-50 and is fairly inexpensive considering its limited mintage.

Recorded mintage: 11,097.

Specification: 22.27 g, .750 fine silver.

Catalog reference: J., 243b; A.K.S., 78; Thun, 117; KM 1131, Dav-632.


  • 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]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Liste 269: Juillet-Septembre 2014, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils, S.A., 2014.

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