Cleves 1692-WH 1/12 thaler

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 ANA sale, lot 22564
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This specimen was lot 22564 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $50. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Cleves. 1/12 Taler, 1692-WH. Friedrich III (1688-1713). PCGS FINE-15. Issued 1690-93 by Friedrich III, elector of Brandenburg, for the duchy of Cleves. Quite worn but major details still present. A rather SCARCE issue." This type was struck 1690-93 along with a 2/3 thaler (KM 36.1). Cleves, formerly part of Julich, Berg and Mark, was under Brandenburg rule from 1624.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: KM-35.

Source:

  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2018 Philadelphia ANA Auction: World Coins and Selections from the El Dorado Collection of Colombian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.

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