Landau 1713 2 florin 8 kreuzer Dav-2377

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Heritage sale 3030, lot 23643
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries
Pfalz in 1547, showing Landau near Speyer and Worms

This specimen was lot 23643 in Heritage sale 3030 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $2,702.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "Landau. Prince Karl Alexander of Wurttemburg Siege 2 Florin - 8 Kreuzer 1713, MS61 NGC. A stunning example of this type, issued during the French siege of Landau." Landau later was annexed by France but is now part of Germany again. This issue was accompanied by a half florin two kreuzer (KM 11) and a one florin four kreuzer (KM 12), all scarce.

Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-2377, KM 13.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 5th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2010.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3030, featuring the RLM Collection, the Isaac Rudman Collection, the Hans Cook Collection and the Collection of Donald E. Bently, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.

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