Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1855-B 2 thaler Dav-633

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Goldberg sale 69, lot 4798
Brunswick-Wolf 1855 2 thaler rev Goldberg 69-4798.jpg

This specimen was lot 4798 in Goldberg sale 69 (Los Angeles, May, 2012), where it sold for $437. The catalog description [2] noted, "German States - Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. 2 Talers, 1855-B. Wilhelm. Toned. NGC graded AU-55." Most double thalers are rare and expensive but this one, struck 1850-55, is fairly common.

Recorded mintage: 620,000.

Specification: 37.12 g, .900 fine silver, 1.074 troy oz.

Catalog reference: Dav-633; KM-1140; Thun-119.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [2]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Stephen Harvey and Paul Rynearson, Goldberg sale 69: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Ancient and World Coins, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2012.

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