Hesse-Cassel 1633-TS thaler Dav-6749

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Heritage sale 3024, lot 24014
Hesse-Cassel 1633 thaler rev Heritage 3024-24014.jpg

This specimen was lot 24014 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "Hesse-Cassel. Wilhelm V Taler 1633-TS, MS62 NGC, very scarce and lightly toned with an abundance of luster; exceptional." This rare three-year type was issued during the reign of the landgrave William V (r. 1627-37); twelve different thalers are known with this theme, all dated 1628-38. Hesse-Cassel was promoted to an Electorate in 1803 and was annexed by Prussia in 1866.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: KM 115.6, Dav-6749.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Davenport, John S., German Secular Talers, 1600-1700, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1976.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3024, featuring the Kairos and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collections, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.

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