Cleves 1692-WH 1/12 thaler
This specimen was lot 22564 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $50. The catalog description 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.
Catalog reference: KM-35.
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- 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.