Hamburg 1764-OHK 8 schilling
This specimen was lot 3040 in Goldberg sale 87 (Los Angeles, September 2015), where it sold for $141. The catalog description noted, "German States: Hamburg. 8 Schilling, 1764-OHK. City arms. Reverse: Eagle. Toned and fully lustrous. PCGS graded MS-64." This type of 1762-64 traded for one-sixth of a thaler.
Recorded mintage: unknown but not rare.
Specification: 5.5 g, .625 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-425.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 87: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2015.