Furstenberg 1767-ARW thaler Dav-2270

From CoinFactsWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Künker sale 293, lot 818
Furstenberg in 1789, to the east of the Breisgau
This specimen was lot 818 in Künker sale 293 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €3,100 (about US$4,178 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FÜRSTENBERG, FÜRSTENTUM, Joseph Wenzel, 1762-1783. Konv.-Taler 1767, Stuttgart. Ausbeute der Grube St. Wenzeslaus bei Wolfach. R Attraktives, sauber ausgeprägtes Exemplar, vorzüglich. (Germany, principality of Furstenberg, Joseph Wenzel, 1762-83, convention mining thaler of 1767, Stuttgart mint, for the St. Wenceslaus mine. Scarce, attractive, well struck, extremely fine.)"
Furstenberg was an insignificant county wedged between Baden and Wurttemberg. This type is very rare. It is accompanied by a quadruple thaler (Dav-2269).

Recorded mintage: 500.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver.

Catalog reference: Dollinger 33; Müseler 19/11, Dav-2270; KM-16.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Davenport, John S., German Talers, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1965.
  • [1]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Katalog 293: Münzen aus Mittelalter und Neuzeit u. a. die westfälischen Privatsammlungen Werner Bröker und Bernd Terletzki, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2017.

Link to: