Mansfeld-Eisleben 1572 thaler Dav-9489
This specimen was lot 32884 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $900. The catalog description noted, "Mansfeld-Eisleben. Johann Georg, Christoph II, & Johann Ernst Taler 1572 AU53 NGC, Eisleben mint. Traditional St. George and dragon motif. Boldly struck for the issue with alluring old time collector toning. From the Jamestown Collection." Mansfeld and its subdivisions were duchies of utmost insignificance except for its silver mines which provided the material for an abundance of thalers.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: Dav-9489.
- Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3064, featuring the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2018.