Lippe-Detmold 1719 thaler Dav-2383

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Stack's Bowers ANA sale, lot 674
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This specimen was lot 674 in Stack's Bowers ANA auction (Chicago, August 2014), where it sold for $4,700. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Lippe-Detmold. Taler, 1719. Simon Heinrich Adolf (1718-34). NGC AU-50. EXTREMELY RARE. From a mintage of only 80 pieces. KM plate coin. Toned." This type is listed for 1719 only and is rare. The mintage of eighty pieces is shared between this and Dav-2384! No more thalers would be issued until 1767.

Recorded mintage: 80 (including Dav-2384).

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-2383; KM-160.


  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Davenport, John S., German Talers, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1965.
  • [1]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.

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