Lippe-Detmold 1713-BHL thaler Dav-2379
This specimen was lot 673 in Stack's Bowers ANA auction (Chicago, August 2014), where it sold for $4,406.25. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Lippe-Detmold. Taler, 1713-BHL. Friedrich Adolf (1697-1718). NGC AU Details--Surface Hairlines. RARE. From a mintage of only 2,057 pieces." This type is listed for 1712-13 and is the most common of six different thalers struck for this state 1712-14. It is still quite expensive.
Recorded mintage: 2,057.
Catalog reference: Dav-2379; KM-131.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Ponterio, Richard, The August 2014 Chicago ANA Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the David O'Harrow Collection, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.