Cologne 1700-NL thaler Dav-5173
This specimen was lot 32860 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $432. The catalog description noted, "Cologne. Josef Clemens Taler 1700-NL VF35 NGC, Deutz mint. A scarce Taler with incredible artistic design, featuring a crowned double-eagle on the obverse and a reverse with a helmeted coat of arms held jointly by lion and griffin. Amber and blue iridescent toning only adds further to the appeal of this offering." Thalers were issued both by the archbishop and the free city; all are rare from this period. This type is listed for 1699-1700.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: KM 398, Dav-5173.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3064, featuring the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2018.