Mansfeld-Eigentliche-Hinterort 1609 thaler Dav-6977

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This type was struck 1606-15 in Mansfeld-Eigentliche-Hinterort and is among the more common thalers of the period. Mansfeld-Eigentliche-Hinterort was a duchy of utmost insignificance except for its silver mines which provided the material for an abundance of thalers. Duke David ruled 1592-1628; the line went extinct in 1666.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Davenport 6977, KM 18.

Source:

  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • 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.

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