Hohenlohe-Langenburg 1751-PPW CGL thaler Dav-2355

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Sincona sale 33, lot 2240
This specimen was lot 2240 in Sincona sale 33 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 2,000 CHF (about US$2,374 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Grafschaft, Ludwig, 1715-1765 Taler 1751. Nürnberg Auf den 50. Jahrestag der Landesteilung. Prachtexemplar. FDC. (Germany, county of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Louis, 1715-65, thaler of 1751, Nuremburg mint, on the fiftieth anniversary of the division of Hohenlohe into Langenburg, Ingelfing and Kirchberg. Cabinet piece, Uncirculated.)"
A few thalers and half thalers represent the entire eighteenth century coinage of this tiny state, which was promoted from county to principality in 1764 and mediatized in 1806.

Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver, this specimen 29.12 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-2355; Albrecht 199. KM-20.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 5th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2010.
  • [1]Jürg Richter, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 33, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.

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