Hamburg 1735-IHL thaler Dav-2283
This specimen was lot 645 in Stacks-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $969.38. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Hamburg. Taler, 1735-IHL. NGC MS-64. Tied with one other at NGC and one at PCGS for finest certified. Toned. Sharply struck and very attractive. From the Rockaway Collection." The city of Hamburg struck thalers only erratically in the eighteenth century; this is the first issue since 1730 and the last until 1748. It is struck in the name of emperor Charles VI.
Recorded mintage: unknown but somewhat scarce.
Catalog reference: Dav-2283; KM-386.
- 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.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio Sale 173: The January NYINC 2013 Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.