Lippe-Detmold 1658 thaler Dav-6894

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Goldberg sale 69, lot 4799
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This specimen was lot 4799 in Goldberg sale 69 (Los Angeles, May, 2012), where it sold for $5,220. The catalog description [2] noted, "German States - Lippe-Detmold. Taler, 1658. Hermann Adolf, 1652-1666. Facing bust. Reverse: Crowned arms. Toned. NGC graded AU-55." This issue from this tiny state in central Germany is quite rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-6894; KM 73.


  • 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.
  • [2]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Stephen Harvey and Paul Rynearson, Goldberg sale 69: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Ancient and World Coins, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2012.

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