Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Neuenstein 1697-GFN thaler Dav-6831
This specimen was lot 3027 in Goldberg sale 78 (Los Angeles, January 2014), where it sold for $258.75. The catalog description noted, "German States - Hohenlohe. Taler, 1697-GFN. Wolfgang Julius of Neuenstein, 1641-1698. Bust with arms in front. Reverse: Horseman. Very Good to Fine." The county of Hohenlohe, small to begin with, further fragmented in the seventeenth century to form Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Neuenstein and Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Oehringen. During the Napoleonic mediatization, the county was partitioned between Bavaria and Wurttemberg.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: Dav-6831; KM-31.
- 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.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Yifu Che and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg sale 78: the pre-Long Beach Auction, Ancient and World Coins, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, 2014.