Hannover 1752-IBH thaler Dav-2101

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Künker sale 293, lot 695
This specimen was lot 695 in Künker sale 293 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €1,700 (about US$2,291 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRAUNSCHWEIG-LÜNEBURG, HERZOGTUM Georg II. 1727-1760. Reichstaler 1752, Zellerfeld. Ausbeute der Grube Regenbogen. Kl. Randfehler, hübsche Patina, sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Germany, duchy of Brunswick-Luneburg, George II, 1727-60, mining thaler of 1752, Zellerfeld mint, for the Rainbow mine. Edge bumps, beautiful toning, very fine to extremely fine.)"
This very scarce type is listed for 1745, 1748-49 and 1752. Other thalers for 1752 include Dav-2089, -2097, -2098, -2099, -2102 and -2103. The Duchy of Brunswick was divided and subdivided in the seventeenth century but was eventually reassembled as the Kingdom of Hannover before being absorbed into Prussia in 1866.

Reported Mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-2101; Müseler 10.6.3/39; Welter 2567, KM 295.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [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.

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