Hildesheim 1630-CG thaler Dav-5406

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Heritage sale 3064, lot 30881
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Hildesheim lies between Hannover and Goslar

This specimen was lot 30881 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $660. The catalog description[1] noted, "Hildesheim. Ferdinand Taler 1630-CG AU Details (Cleaned) NGC, Moritzberg. Mint. A lightly cleaned example from this fleeting issue that presents attractive iridescent tones at the peripheries and golden-gray centers. An appropriate amount of wear is noted for the designated classification, and the surrounding fields are mostly absent any impediments that require mentioning. Most handsome in total and a strong candidate for the type." This type was struck 1623-25, 1630-31 and is not common. Ferdinand of Bavaria was bishop 1623-50 even tho his domain was Lutheran.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-5406; KM 37.2.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3064, featuring the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2018.

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