Hamburg 1588 thaler Dav-9225

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Kunker sale 263, lot 198
This specimen was lot 198 in Künker sale 263 (Osnabruck, June 2015), where it sold for €350 (about US$452 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Hamburg, STADT Reichstaler (32 Schilling) 1588, mit Titel Rudolfs II. Münzmeister Jacob Schmidt. Gaed. 344 (dort irrtümlich das Münzmeisterzeichen von Andreas Metzner angegeben). RR Hübsche Patina, sehr schön. (Germany, city of Hamburg, thaler of 1588, in the name of Rudolf II, mintmaster Jacob Schmidt. Rare, nice patina, very fine.)"
Davenport notes this one year type as rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-9225, Gaed. 344.

Source:

  • [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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