Erfurt 1617-AW thaler Dav-5262

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Kunker sale 263, lot 8
This specimen was lot 8 in Künker sale 263 (Osnabruck, June 2015), where it sold for €800 (about US$1,033 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Erfurt, STADT Reichstaler 1617. Hübsche Patina, leichte Prägeschwäche, sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Germany, city of Erfurt, thaler of 1617. nice patina, lightly cleaned, very fine to extremely fine.)"
Several varieties of thalers are listed for this date (Dav-5258, -5259, -5260, -A5259, -5262). Later issues are all rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-5262, Leitzmann 486, KM 19.1.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Catalog 263, The Friedrich Popken collection of gold and silver coinages | Coins and Medals from Medieval and Modern Times, a. o. the collection of Ernst Otto Horn, part III, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2015.

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