Hohenlohe 1609 thaler Dav-6819

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UBS sale 85, lot 326
Hohenlohe in 1648, from Droysen's atlas
This specimen was lot 326 in UBS sale 85 (Zurich, September 2010), where it sold for 525 CHF (about US$599 including buyer's fee). The catalog description[1] noted,
"DEUTSCHLAND, Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Langenburg, Grafschaft Gemeinschaftliche Prägung. Taler 1609. Zwei Helme nebeneinander, darüber die Jahreszahl. Rv. Nach links sprengender Turnierritter. Gutes sehr schön." (County of Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Langenburg, thaler of 1609. Two mantled helmets, date above; reverse: knight riding a galloping horse. Good Very Fine.)
The catalog lists this coin as issued by Hohenlohe-Neuenstein-Langenburg but the SCWC lists this under a unified Hohenlohe; separate coinages commencing in 1622. This type was issued 1603-10 and is expensive.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28,29 g.

Catalog reference: Albrecht 54, Dav. 6819, KM 6.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]UBS Auction 85: Gold and Silver Coins, Zurich: UBS AG, 2010.

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